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Qualitative and Quantitative Yield in the Radish Crop Through the Utilization of rhizobacteria, Pseudomonas trivialis (L) and Earthworm, Eudrilus eugenae (L).

Vasundhara Maheshkumar Sonawane, Vitthalrao Bhimasha Khyade


The specific density of earthworm in soil and the microorganisms in soil are correlated with each other. The fruitful interactions  among   soil  microorganisms and the earthworms  in soil serve to orchestrate the process of improvement in the crop yield. The Pseudomonas  trivialis  (L) is a deleterious rhizobacterial species. This rhizobacterial species is recognized for the production of Indole Acetic Acid (IAA) (the plant growth promoting hormone). The present attempt deals with use of Pseudomonas  trivialis  (L) rhizobacteria in different concentrations (CFU/ml) (0; 106; 107 and 108) for analysis of qualitative parameters of radish, Raphanus sativus (L) in presence and in absence of earthworms.  With reference to biomass above ground and total Presence of rhizobacteria, Pseudomonas  trivialis  (L), earthworms were found enhancing  growth of the radish, Rhaphanus sativus (L), the response of presence of earthworm was found significant over the control. The biomass of radish, Rhaphanus sativus (L) below ground was also found improved. The titers of inoculum of rhizobacteria, Pseudomonas  trivialis  (L) was found significant for Radish biomass promoting influence in vermin-field. The present attempt reporting rhizobacterial inoculum of about 108 CFU/ml as the most suitable for excellent biomass production of  radish, Rhaphanus sativus (L). The system of “Vermi-field with rhizobacterial population” should be utilized efficiently radish crop yield.


Rhizobacterial density; Vermifield; Indole Acetic Acid

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