Pon-Mycorrhiza (Pisolithus tinctorius)

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PON – MYCORRHIZA (Pisolithus tinctorius)

SIGNIFICANCE OF MYCORRHIZAL FUNGI IN FORESTRY:

  • Establishes symbiotically with the host Rhizosphere.
  • Ideal for Silvicultural Nurseries and plantations.
  • Mobilises P, Ca, Na, Mg, Fe, Mn, Cu, B and Al from the soil and supplements to the plants.
  • Increased rate of nutrient absorption from soil.
  • Increases longevity of its feeder roots and increases shoot length and seedling height in the nurseries.
  • Resistance to root-borne or soil – borne pathogens and certain nematodes.
  • Increased tolerance to soil toxins, high or low temperatures.
  • Tolerance to adverse soil pH, cationic and anionic concentration, etc.
  • Increases uptake of water.
  • Increases the vigour of the plant by inducing drought resistance of young seedlings.
  • Increased rooting of woody plant cuttings and increased root development during vegetative propagation.
  • Enhanced colonization of introduced population of beneficial soil organisms like AZOTOBACTER, AZOSPIRILLUM, RHIZOBIUM and Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria around mycorrhizal roots thereby exerting synergistic effects on plant growth.

SALIENT FEATURES

  • Can be applied to the trees grown for Fruit, Fodder, Fuel and Timber.
  • Increases the net Biomass yield in Agro Forestry.
  • Decreases the time required for the trees to reach a saleable size.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

  • Do not mix Pon-Mycorrhiza with Chemical fertilizers.
  • Can be mixed with AZOSPIRILLUM, RHIZOBIUM and PHOSPHOBACTERIA Bio-fertilisers and with compost at the time of application.
  • Store the pack under cool, dry place, away from Direct Sun and heat, until use.

DOSAGE RECOMMENDED

  • 2 to 5 gms per seedling, in the Nursery Stage.
  • 5gms per seedling at the time of planting.
  • 5 to 10 gms per plant of age 1 to 2 years.
  • 10 to 15 gms per plant of age 2 to 3 years.
  • 15 to 25 gms per plant of age 3 to 5 years
  • 200 gms per sqm in seed beds.

( To be mixed with 2 kgs of Enriched Compost and broadcasted) PON-MYCORRHIZA has to be mixed @ 100gms per kg of Enriched Compost and then applied as per the recommeded dosage.