Mycorrhizosphere: Microbial Interactions for Sustainable Agricultural Production

  • Biplab Dash
  • Ravindra Soni
  • Vinay Kumar
  • Deep Chandra Suyal
  • Diptimayee Dash
  • Reeta Goel


Gradual adverse impact of high input fertiliser and pesticides on agro-ecosystem has tilted our focus towards sustainable agriculture which is rather eco-friendly and cost effective in nature. For achieving full potential in agricultural output, it is imperative to have a better understanding regarding soil microbial diversity and their interactions going on in rhizosphere and mycorrhizosphere. However, Mycorrhizosphere is like a perfect abode for tripartite interaction between plant, mycorrhiza and soil microbes, thereby acting like communication centre. Mycorrhizal fungi which is nearly an indispensable part of rhizosphere, has in it, immense potential for bringing sustainability and stability in crop production.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Biplab Dash
    • 1
  • Ravindra Soni
    • 1
  • Vinay Kumar
    • 2
  • Deep Chandra Suyal
    • 3
  • Diptimayee Dash
    • 1
  • Reeta Goel
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural Microbiology, College of AgricultureIndira Gandhi Krishi VishwavidyalayaRaipurIndia
  2. 2.National Institute of Biotic Stress ManagementRaipurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Microbiology, CBSHG.B. Pant University of Agriculture and TechnologyPantnagarIndia

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