Plant growth promoting Cyanobacteria as potential biofertilizer and biocontrol agent in agriculture.

Inisa Shrestha, Dhurva Gauchan, Janardan Lamichane


­­­­With the emerging ascendancy of green revolution, irrational use of chemical herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers has increased soaring cases of cancer and detrimental effects on human and biodiversity worldwide. This urges search of alternatives. Possible cure all to an issue can be biofertilizer a powerful resource. This review presents cyanobacteria as promising renewable biofertilizer and bio control agent in today’s agriculture. The article insights the role of cyanobacteria in soil to fix atmospheric nitrogen into utilizable form making it available to plants. 

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