Microbial Isolates for Enhancement of Seed Germination

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P. Dhasarathan
S. Nithica
S. Aparna
K. Cholapandian
A. J. A. Ranjithsingh


Bacteria that colonise plant roots and promote plant growth are referred to as Plant Growth- Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR). Rhizobium bacterial isolated from soil samples (PEC 1 and PEC 2) collected from prathyusa college garden soil. The emergence of seedlings, from the seed at a height of 2 mm was treated as germination. PEC1 and PEC2 inoculated seed germination, coefficient and vigor index value remarkably changed compared to control groups. PEC2 showed better responses compared to PEC 1 and control groups.

Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR), germination, bhendi and vigor index

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Dhasarathan, P., Nithica, S., Aparna, S., Cholapandian, K., & Ranjithsingh, A. J. A. (2018). Microbial Isolates for Enhancement of Seed Germination. Asian Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 3(4), 1-5. https://doi.org/10.9734/AJSSPN/2018/44901
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