Compatibility of Pseudomonas fluorescens with Agricultural Chemicals


  • Rice Research Station, Moncompu, Kerala, 688 503, India
  • Gandhigram Rural University, Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, 624 302, India
  • College of Agriculture, Instructional Farm, Vellayani, Kerala, 695 522, India


The compatibility of Pseudomonas fluorescens with 15 fungicides, 9 insecticides and 10 weedicides was tested under laboratory condition. All insecticides, herbicides and 12 fungicides except saaf, kocide (copper hydroxide) and zineb were found to be compatible with P. fluorescens. The study indicated that most of the fungicides, insecticides and weedicides can be mixed with P. fluorescens for use in agriculture.


Pseudomonas fluorescens, Insecticides, Weedicides, Fungicides and Compatibility.

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Agriculture Sciences

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