Light Intensity and Biofertilizers Effect on Natural Indigo Production and Nutrient Uptake of Indigofera tinctoria L.

DOI: 10.18805/IJARe.A-507    | Article Id: A-507 | Page : 578-584
Citation :- Light Intensity and Biofertilizers Effect on Natural Indigo Production and Nutrient Uptake of Indigofera tinctoria L..Indian Journal of Agricultural Research.2020.(54):578-584
D. Setyaningrum, M.T.S Budiastuti, B. Pujiasmanto, D. Purnomo, Supriyono desysetyaningrum23@student.uns.ac.id
Address : Graduate School of Agronomy, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia. 
Submitted Date : 18-11-2019
Accepted Date : 6-04-2020


This research investigated the effect of light intensity and biofertilizer on the yield, which includes the production of indigo compounds and plant nutrient uptake. The study used a randomized complete block design with a split plot design with 4 levels of light intensity as the main plots and 4 levels of biofertilizer as a sub plots with 3 replications. The combination of light intensity and biofertilizer affects fresh weight, biomass and tissue nitrogen. The highest fresh weight and biomass was found at 100% light intensity with double inoculation of mycorrhizae and rhizobium. Whereas the highest tissue nitrogen was at 10% light intensity with double inoculation of mycorrhizae and rhizobium. The production of indigo affected by light intensity, ie at 10% light intensity indicates the highest indigo. Mycorrhizae and rhizobium have a synergistic relationship as biofertilizer in increasing plant yields and nutrient uptakes in 100% light intensity.


Indigo Mycorrhizae Nitrogen uptake Phosphate uptake Rhizobium


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