What are the characteristic of Azotobacter as a biofertilizer?

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The important characteristics of Azotobacter are:

  1. Azotobacter thrives in a soil where there is rich organic matter.
  2. It is a highly breathing organism which requires organic carbon for its growth.
  3. It benefits the crops and land by nitrogen fixation, forming fungi static substances and growth promoting substances.
  4. It promotes seed germination and plant growth.
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