Rhizobium strains and legumes inoculated Rhizobium spp Crops inoculated R.meliloti Medicago,Trigonella,Melilotus R.trifoli Berseem R. leguminosarum Pea, Lentil R.phaseoli Phaseolus R.japonicum Soybean, Cowpea, Groundnut, Sunhemp
Biofertilizers in India Biofertilizer Crop suited Benefits Rhizobium strains Legumes 10-35% increase in yield Azotobacter Soil treatment for non-legumes 10-15% increase in yield Azospirillum Rice,Maize,barley,sugarcane,etc 10-20% increase in yield Blue-green … Read More
These fertilizers increase the acidity of the soil. Examples are: Ammonium sulphate Ammonium chloride Anhydrous ammonia Urea As ammonium is converted to nitrate in the soil and H ions are … Read More
Class Details Examples Straight fertilizer Fertilizers which supply one major plant nutrient Urea Complex fertilizer Fertilizers which supplies two or more of the primary nutrients DAP Mixed fertilizer Fertilizers which … Read More
Product N P K FYM O.5 0.2 0.5 Town compost 1.5 0.4 1.4 Vermicompost 3.0 1.0 1.5 Night soil 5.5 4.0 2.0 Groundnut cake 7.3 1.5 1.3 Safflower cake decorticated … Read More
Bio super is a form of organic fertilizer. It is mostly used in Australia. Bio-super = Rock phosphate + Sulphur + S oxidizing bacteria(Thiobacillus).
Methods of fertilizer application are: 1)Basal dose: Application of fertilizers at the time of sowing. Phosphorus fertilizers are applied at basal dose due to their slow release nature. 2)Deep placement … Read More