Treatment of Saline Soil by Application of Cyanobacteria for Green Farming of Rice in Dayalbagh

  • S. Yadav
  • G. P. Satsangi

Abstract

In the present investigation attempts were made to understand the stages of succession of cyanobacteria in paddy fields and treatment of saline soil by the application cyanobacterial bio-fertilizer for green farming of rice. A chronological sequence of appearance of valuable cyanobacterial genera in nearby area was recorded through out the paddy cropping session. On the addition of cyanobacterial bio-fertilizer pH and E. C. of soil were decreased 12.16 % and 78.94 % respectively. Interestingly at the end of 4-weeks soil properties were profoundly changed. There was a considerable improvement in the total N2 content and organic carbon of the soil therefore C/N ratio increased from 9.3 to 10.6 (13.98 %) as a result of cyanobacterial treatment.

Keywords

Biological Nitrogen Fixation Paddy Field Saline Soil Soil Health Cyanobacterial Genus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Yadav
    • 1
  • G. P. Satsangi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyDayalbagh Educational InstituteAgraIndia

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