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Occurrence of vesicular–arbuscular mycorhizal (VAM ) fungi in Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin Benth..).

  • Author(s): Mishra, Dr.Ajay
  • et al.
Abstract

Patchauli ( Pogostmum cablin Benth. ) Is a of very high value aromatic plant Vesicular – arbuscular mycorhizal (VAM) fungi presence were obtained in colonization of the roots of Pogostemon cablin. Occurrence of VAM improve seedling growth by facilitating the nutrient uptake of P and Zn in the P and Zn depleted soils of the controled region of CIMAP farm..VAM fungi were identified as Glomus fasiculatum. Application of G. fasiculatum fungi can be successfully used for plantation of Pogostemon cablin, and its sustainability on an entisol degraded soils.

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