BIOFERTILIZER APPLICATION IN MANGO INTRODUCTION The recommended biofertilizer for mango are Azospirillum / Azotobacter in combination with PSB. Mycorrhizal inoculation aids in mobilizing nutrients (P, Zinc and micronutrients ) and overcoming water stress. The recommended biofertilizers for mango are Azotobacter in combination with PSB. Biofertilizers are applied as root dip method as well as soil application in standing crop.
BIOFERTILIZER APPLICATION IN MANGO BIOFERTILIZER RECOMMENDATION AZOTOBACTER PHOSPHATE SOLUBILIZER MYCORRHIZA
BIOFERTILIZER APPLICATION IN MANGO SEEDLING ROOT DIP METHOD Prepare suspension by mixing l kg each culture of Azotobacter and PSB in 10-15 litres of water. Get the mango seedlings requiredfor one acre of land. Dip root portion in the suspension for 30 minutes and transfer to the orchard.
BIOFERTILIZER APPLICATION IN MANGO SOIL APPLICATION METHOD • Mix 2 –3 kg each of the Azotobacter and PSB culture packets with 100 kg of well decomposed cattle manure/ compost for one acre of land and Sprinkle water to the mixer • Keep the mixer overnight for curing . • Broadcast into soil at the time of planting or at the time of irrigation . • For long duration crop 20-30 packets of biofertilizer (200g) are mixed with 80-120 kg. Cattle manure or soil for one acre land .
BIOFERTILIZER APPLICATION IN MANGO Mycorrhizal Application in Mango • Apply mycorrhizal culture in the mango nursery @ 100 gm per sq.m. three centimeter below the soil. • For out planting, apply 20 gm mycorrhizal culture per seedling into the planting pit and cover with soil. • For existing plant, apply mycorrhizal culture @ 200 gm near the root zone along with other fertilizers. • Apply enough water to carry the mycorrhiza to the root zone.
BIOFERTILIZER APPLICATION IN MANGO LET US SUM UP • Azotobacter, PSB and AM fungi are the recommended biofertilizers for mango. • Biofertilizers are applied as root dip method for seedling as soil application for raising the nursery. • Mycorrhizal inoculation gives additional benefit for • mobilizing nutrients and water. Contd…
contd… • Apply mycorrhizal culture @ 100 gm per sq. m three centimeter below the soil in mango nursery, @ 20 gm per seedling for out planting and @ 200 gm near the root zone along with other fertilizers in case of existing plant.