Researchers isolate Fungi for crop growth under drought conditions

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Scientists at the Bharathiar University have isolated a fungus that can enhance plant growth in water deficit conditions. The researchers are engaged in studying the ecology of soil microbes of plant roots.

In a test, the research team noticed better growth parameters in potted tomato plants treated with the fungus N. haematococcaculture

The team is working on a bioformulation that could be used for a wide range of crops and plants.

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