AgroScience Today, Volume 5, Issue 6 : 0902-0908

OPEN ACCESS | Published on : 30-Jun-2024

Significance of Amino Acids as Plant Bio-Stimulant

  • Nizamul Haque Ansari
  • Department of Physical Sciences (Chemistry), Sant Baba Bhag Singh University, Jalandhar, Punjab, India.


Bio-stimulants, also known as plant conditioners or bio-effectors, are chemicals, microorganism cultures, and material mixes that stimulate agricultural plant growth. These substances, which include biofertilizers and plant growth regulators, can be artificial or natural and are effective at low concentrations. They enhance plant growth, improve resilience to abiotic stress like drought, and reduce fertilizer needs, resulting in higher yields and quality products. Studies show bio-stimulants' efficacy in seedling development, stress-resistant growth, and saline environments. Key ingredients include hormones, humic acids, algal extracts, growth-promoting bacteria, and amino acids. Various researcher has used amino acids as bio-stimulants and found that these bio-stimulants can reduce the need of fertilizers and help in environment conservation. Present article discusses about the significance of amino acids as plant bio-stimulant.


Bio-stimulants, Amino Acids, Plant Growth


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