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A commercially available arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi was applied to investigate the response of okra plants, particularly the yield components. Okra plants were separately treated with inorganic fertilizer, organic fertilizer, and mycorrhiza. Untreated plants were used as a control (without fertilizers and mycorrhiza). Based on the results, the fruit number per plant, fruit length, and yield were significantly affected by treatments. The high fruit number and yield were observed in plants with mycorrhiza than those plants with fertilizers. The fruit length in plants applied with mycorrhiza was higher than the organic fertilizer, but mycorrhiza and organic fertilizer showed a similarity with inorganic fertilizer and control. The increase yield of okra by application of mycorrhiza was due to the positive association of number of fruits per plant. The fruit length and yield also showed a positive correlation.


Fruit count Fruit length Mycorrhiza Yield

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Dahilig, M. O. ., & Rosales, R. J. G. . (2023). Short Notes: Application of Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhiza: Increasing the Yield of Okra. Basrah Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 36(1), 271–275.


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