The Integration of Microbial Inoculation and Organic Fertilization to Improve the Productivity of Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in New Land
Keywords:Compost, Trichoderma, Bacillus, Biological yield, Wheat productivity
This study was conducted to investigate the integration between the microbial inoculation and organic fertilization to improve the wheat productivity. Therefore, two wheat varieties (Misr-1 and Seds-12) were tested under three rates (8, 10 and 12 tons/fed) of supported compost and various microbial inoculation treatments during of 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 seasons. The main obtained results revealed that the Misr-1 wheat variety recorded significant increases in yield and its components except average of grains number/spike during the two seasons. Moreover, the interaction among three experiment factors showed that Misr-1 wheat variety, 10 ton/fed of supported compost and microbial inoculation by Trichoderma + Bacillus subtilis gave the greatest values for number of spike/m2, spike weight, average grain weight per spike, 1000-grain weight, biological yield, total yield/fed and protein content. However, highest number of grains per spike were recorded with Seds-12 wheat variety and 10 tons/fed of supported compost + inoculated by Trichoderma + Bacillus subtilis.
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