New Age Agricultural Bioinputs

  • Bhavana V. Mohite
  • Sunil H. Koli
  • Hemant P. Borase
  • Jamatsing D. Rajput
  • Chandrakant P. Narkhede
  • Vikas S. Patil
  • Satish V. Patil


The use of soil conditioners and biofertilizers is vital in modern agriculture. Currently, the increased prices of petroleum substances affected the supply and price of common nitrogen fertilizers like urea. The development in biofertilizer sector signifies the utilization of nitrogen fixer-based biofertilizers in comparison with Azospirillum, Azotobacter, and Rhizobium bioinputs. The unpredictable monsoon, global warming, gap of rain after sowing of seed during the rainy period, and loss of yield due to increased temperature are the major obstructions resulting to a major economic loss. The environmental variation and ever-increasing food demand necessitate the application of additional bioinputs except for nitrogen fixers and phosphate solubilizers to augment soil fertility. Phosphorous is among the essential plant macronutrients after nitrogen. There are phosphate-solubilizing bacteria and fungi which solubilize the rock phosphate, making it available to plants. However, significant phosphate is immobilized in natural organic form, so to recycle it, the exploitation of a phytase producer is the right solution. The application of ACC deaminase-producing microbes is a significant and economic solution for farmers to fight drought. The upkeep of soil productivity by utilizing conventional bioinputs turned out to be inadequate. Current findings proved that protozoans play an essential function in sustaining soil richness and mineralizing nutrients. With this, this article sheds light on modern and novel bioinputs, which are needed in the current era.


Microbial inoculants ACC deaminase Phosphorus solubilizers Bacteria Macronutrients 



The corresponding author, SVP, is kindly acknowledging the Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, for the Indo-US Foldscope Major Research Project grant (Grant No. BT/IN/Indo-US/Foldscope/39/2015).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bhavana V. Mohite
    • 1
  • Sunil H. Koli
    • 1
  • Hemant P. Borase
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jamatsing D. Rajput
    • 1
  • Chandrakant P. Narkhede
    • 1
  • Vikas S. Patil
    • 3
  • Satish V. Patil
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Life SciencesKavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra UniversityJalgaonIndia
  2. 2.C. G. Bhakta Institute of BiotechnologyUka Tarsadia UniversitySuratIndia
  3. 3.University Institute of Chemical TechnologyKavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra UniversityJalgaonIndia
  4. 4.North Maharashtra Microbial Culture Collection Centre (NMCC)Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra UniversityJalgaonIndia

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