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Relationship of endomycorrhizal association of unsterilized soils with available soil phosphorus, plant growth, phosphorus uptake and oil synthesis in peppermint

Sirohi, S.S.; Singh, O.S.

Scientia Horticulturae 20(2): 185-191

1983


ISSN/ISBN: 0304-4238
DOI: 10.1016/0304-4238(83)90139-5
Accession: 001117711

The effect of inoculation of peppermint (M. piperita L.) with Glomus fasciculatus (Thaxter sensu Gerdemann) Gerdemann and Trappe in unsterilized soils and differential P availability was studied. Inoculation produced better root infection, consistent with significantly higher total root length, shoot dry weight, P uptake, organic and inorganic P fractions in leaf tissues and oil yield as compared to the uninoculated control, both at deficient and high levels of native soil P.

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