EFFECT OF BIOGAS DIGEST ON THE MICROBIAL POPULATION AND ENZYMATIC ACTIVITY OF SOIL UNDER CHICKPEA CULTIVATION


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  • G. VENKATESWARA RAO, CH. SUJANI RAO, P. VENKATA SUBBAIAH* and M. SREE REKHA Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural College, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Bapatla - 522 101

Keywords:

Biogas Digest (BGD), Microbial population, Enzymatic activity, Chickpea soil

Abstract

The experiment was conducted during Rabi, 2018 on black clayey soils to study the ‘Effect of biogas
digest on biological properties of chickpea grown soil’using chickpea variety ‘JG-11’ in randomized block
design and replicated thrice. The results revealed that application of 100% Recommended dose of Phosphorus
(RDP) through BGD + microbial consortium recorded highest biological activity (bacteria, fungi, actinomycetes
population and enzymatic activity) which was on par with treatment that received 100% RDP through biogas
digest.

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24-02-2023

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31-12-2019

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G. VENKATESWARA RAO, CH. SUJANI RAO, P. VENKATA SUBBAIAH* and M. SREE REKHA. (2019). EFFECT OF BIOGAS DIGEST ON THE MICROBIAL POPULATION AND ENZYMATIC ACTIVITY OF SOIL UNDER CHICKPEA CULTIVATION. The Journal of Research ANGRAU, 47(4), 26-37. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/TJRA/article/view/133720

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