Role of Biofertilizers in Chickpea: A Review

Dilip Choudhary *

Department of Agronomy, SKRAU, Bikaner, India.

Surgyan Rundla

Department of Agronomy, CCSHAU, Hisar, India.

Ravindra Jadhav

Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Sau. K.S.K. College of Agriculture Beed, MS, India.

Indar Raj Naga

Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, SHUATS, Prayagraj, India.

Kiran Kumawat

Department of Plant Pathology, RCA, Udaipur, India.

Pavan Kumar Sharma

Department of Agriculture Agrometeorology, SHUATS, Prayagraj, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Compared to when both rhizobium and the bacteria that solubilize phosphate are inoculated separately, the interaction effect between the two inoculations gradually increases the growth parameters and yield production. Rhizobium and phosphate solubilizing bacteria (PSB) had shown advantage in enhancing chickpea productivity, cost effective, ecofriendly and renewable sources of plant nutrients. Biofertilizers have the ability to improve the growth and nodulation of chickpea enables it to withstand the periods of drought. Utilising Rhizobium's symbiotic properties to increase the nitrogen supply to agricultural plants.

Keywords: Chickpea, Rhizobium, phosphate solubilizing bacteria, nodulation, yield

How to Cite

Choudhary , D., Rundla , S., Jadhav , R., Naga , I. R., Kumawat , K., & Sharma , P. K. (2023). Role of Biofertilizers in Chickpea: A Review. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 13(10), 2590–2595.


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