Bio-Fertilizer Plant

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Bio-Fertilizer Plant

Bio-fertilizers are the low cost source of plant Nutrients, eco-friendly and have supplementary role with Chemical fertilizers. KRIBHCO has been producing solid bio-fertilizers at three different locations i.e. Hazira (Gujarat), Lanjha (Maharashtra) and Varanasi (UP) and marketing in various states since 1995. The production of liquid bio-fertilizers has also been initiated in the year 2010-11 at Hazira plant. At present, the society is dealing in 5 types of bacterial strains namely Azobactor, Azospirillum, Rhizobium, Phosphorus Solubilizing Bacteria(PSB) and Acetobactor.

During the year 2015-16, KRIBHCO produced 613.4 kl of liquid and 366.7 ('000 kg) of solid bio-fertilizers. . New strains like NPK Bio-fertilizer , Zinc Solubilizing Bacteria and Potash Mobilizing Bacteria are under consideration for production.

There is appreciable response of liquid bio-fertilizers from the farming community due to its longer shelf life, survival at higher temperatures , easy application and low prices which have helped in establishing its place in the market.