Isolation and identification of microflora from the rhizosphere of banyan tree
Karnewar AB, Hale SM, Dipake SK, Valkunde GS and Dhutraj DN
The Banyan (Ficus benghalensis) is the National tree of India which belongs to Family Moraceae. The banyan tree has more importance in Hindus. It is used as the medicinal as well as ornamentle plant. It is immortal tree because can grow and survive for centuries. The beneficial microbiome present in the rhizospheric soil. In some plants rhizospheric activities stimulate the microflora which helps in disease management as well as plant development. The soil sample were collected from the rhizosphere of Banyan tree which were deforestred during widening of road from the location of Gangakhed and Pathri Road of Parbhani District. The microflora from these was isolated on PDA and NA medium by Serial dilution method. Trichoderma harzianum, Trichoderma hamatum, Bacillus subtilis, Trichoderma asperellum, Trichoderma kiningi, Pseudomonas fluoresence, Trichoderma longibactarum and Pseodomonas striata were identified.
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Karnewar AB, Hale SM, Dipake SK, Valkunde GS, Dhutraj DN. Isolation and identification of microflora from the rhizosphere of banyan tree. Pharma Innovation 2022;11(1):1450-1452.