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Importance and Application of Potassic Biofertilizer in Indian Agriculture

Author Affiliations

  • 1Deptt. of Soil Science and Agril. Chemistry, I.A.S., BHU, Varanasi, UP, INDIA
  • 2 Deptt. of Plant Physiology, I.A.S., BHU, Varanasi, UP, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 3, Issue (12), Pages 80-85, December,10 (2014)

Abstract

India totally depends on import of potassic fertilizers for other countries. In Indian condition farmers mainly used nitrogenous fertilizers, some phosphorous and very less or not used potassium in crop production. Biofertilizers are one of the best modern tools for sustainable agriculture. It is a gift of our modern agricultural technological view. Bio fertilizers are applied in the agricultural field as a substitute to inorganic/chemical fertilizers. Most of the farmers used chemical fertilizers for agricultural production system. However, chemical fertilizers have many negative impacts such as environmental pollution, global warming, soil microbial diversity etc. Moreover, they also influenced soil plant dynamic with its microbial distribution, and its cause to degradation of soil-environmental sustainability. But Indian agricultural system use nitrogenous and phosphatic biofertilizer, it helps to enhance sustainability of system. Nowadays many researcher works to develop potassic bio fertilizer.

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