The Role of Bio-Fertilization in Improving Fruits Productivity—A Review

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Biofertilizers consist mainly of beneficial microorganisms that can release nutrients from raw materials and plant residues in the soil and make them available commercially where specific strains are used as biological fertilizers. They become recently, positive alternatives to chemical fertilizers because they help bring down the costs of chemical fertilizers especially N and P and improve soil fertility by maintaining the physical properties of the soil. They may help in improving crop productivity and quality by increasing the biological N fixation, the availability and uptake of nutrients and stimulating the natural hormones. They are safe for humans, animals and environment and using them is accompanied with reducing the pollution occurring in our environment.

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El-Gleel Mosa, W. , Paszt, L. and EL-Megeed, N. (2014) The Role of Bio-Fertilization in Improving Fruits Productivity—A Review. Advances in Microbiology, 4, 1057-1064. doi: 10.4236/aim.2014.415116.

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