The significance of mycorrhizal fungi for crop productivity and ecosystem sustainability in organic farming systems

Basant Narain Singh


Mycorrhizal fungi are especially relevant for organic agriculture because they can act as natural fertilizers to enhancing plant yield. The mycorrhizal fungi play major role in sustainable farming systems with their contribution to crop productivity and ecosystem functioning. This paper evaluate a number of mechanisms and processes by which mycorrhizal fungi can play its role in agro system, and results showing its role can also be used to suppress several problematic agricultural weeds.

There results give insight for the significance of mycorrhizal fungi for sustainable farming systems. It also suggests the need to develop farming systems in which the positive effect of these beneficial soil fungi is optimally being utilized.

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