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Effect of Biochar Application and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Inoculation on Root Colonization and Soil Chemical Properties

Yusif, Sunusi Abdu; Dare, Michael Olajire;
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  • Published: 26 Feb 2017 Journal: International Annals of Science (issn: 2456-7132, eissn: 2456-7132, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AIJR Publisher
Abstract
Field experiment was carried out in 2013 and 2014 to investigate the effects of biochar application and arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) inoculation on AM root colonization and selected soil chemical properties of two tomato genotypes. The experiment was laid out in a split-split plot arrangement with two tomato genotypes in the main plots, five rates of biochar applied in the sub plots and two levels of AMF inoculation in the sub-sub plots. Data were subjected to analysis of variance and significant means separated using Duncan’s Multiple Range Test (P<0.05). The results indicated that mycorrhizal inoculation had little or no influence on AM root colonization, so...
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free text keywords: biochar, AM root colonization, inoculation, chemical properties
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