Hypsizygous ulmaris spent paddy straw and coir pith was enriched with beneficial microorganisms such as Azatobacter chroococcum, Bacillus megaterium and Trichoderma harzianum individually and as consortia. H. ulmaris spent coir pith with consortia of beneficial microorganisms along with sand and soil found to be better nursery mix compared to individual inoculation of beneficial microorganisms for growth of tomato seedlings. Among the spent mushroom substrate spent mushroom coir pith supported the better growth and showed good dehydrogenase activity compare to spent mushroom paddy straw.
Spent mushroom substrates, Hypsizygous ulmaris, paddy straw, Coir pith, Azatobacter chroococcum, Bacillus megaterium and Trichoderma harzianum
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