Plant and Soil

, Volume 54, Issue 2, pp 313–316 | Cite as

Improved legume-rhizobium symbiosis by inoculating preceding cereal crop with rhizobium

  • Y. D. Gaur
  • A. N. Sen
  • N. S. Subba Rao
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In cereal-legume crop rotation system, better Rhizobium symbiosis was obtained by double inoculation,i.e., when the preceeding cereal crop of maize was also inoculated with the same Rhizobium strain, used to inoculate the following legume crop of green gram or groundnut.

Key words

Cereal Green gram Groundnut Improved nodulation Inoculation Legume-Rhizobium symbiosis Maize 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. D. Gaur
    • 1
  • A. N. Sen
    • 1
  • N. S. Subba Rao
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of MicrobiologyIndian Agricultural Research InstituteNew DelhiIndia

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