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The main functions of acetobacter are:

  1. It fixes the atmospheric nitrogen.
  2. It also produces Riboflavin, Indole acetic acid and giberalin.
  3. When the seeds are treated with Azotobacter it improves germination.
  4. It can control the plant diseases as it produces some substances that can prevent the attack of the plant pathogens such as the Alternaria, Fusarium and Helminthosporium etc.
  5. It acts as a biological control agent.