Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata

, Volume 41, Issue 3–4, pp 347–355 | Cite as

Horizons in plant pathology-II the romance of rhizosphere: A new blossoming

  • R. K. Kakkar


The present endeavor is an attempt to portray rhizosphere as viewed through the prism of plant pathology. The unifying denominator of the tangled dynamics of rhizosphere is the rich leakage from the proliferating plant roots — the exudate. The rhizosphere has been successively portrayed as (1) affording tenancy to micro-organisms, (2) as a marauder's nest and (3) as the Nature's culture laboratory of the hadal depths — this being a booming concept on the canvas of plant pathology. The author's excursion shows several well mapped terrains and unexplored frontiers awaiting explorations by the intrepid adventures into the veiled dynamics of rhizosphere.


Plant Pathology Plant Root Culture Laboratory Present Endeavor Proliferate Plant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Kakkar
    • 1
  1. 1.Botany DepartmentThe UniversityAllahabadIndia

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