ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

S.K. Sethi and S.P. Adhikary
P.G. Department of Biotechnology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar – 751 004, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2009;3(1):331-336
© The Author(s). 2009
Received: 06/01/2009 | Accepted: 18/02/2009| Published: 30/04/2009

Effect of Azotobacter inoculation on vegetative growth and yield of three different vegetable crops viz. Solanum melongena, Lycopersicon esculentum and Capsicum annum was investigated. Inoculation of region specific Azotobacter strains increased the biomass, height of plant, leaf number, and flower number of the three crops. The yield of L. esculentum, S. melongena and C. annum due to the Azotobacter application was higher by 17%, 23.7% and 28.8% respectively over control.


Azotobacter, region specific, Solanum melongena, Lycopersicon esculentum, Capsicum annum, growth, yield

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