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Root nodule

(Science: plant biology) globular structure formed on the roots of certain plants, notably legumes and alder, by symbiotic association between the plant and a nitrogen fixing microorganism (rhizobium in the case of legumes and frankia in the case of alder and a variety of other plants).

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plant biotech- How Rhiobium absorbs N2 from atmosphere?

... is done? Rhizobium is a soil bacteria and it is a anerobic. .It cause Root Nodules under the soil. . Then, How atmospheric nitrogen is absorbed for N2 fixation ? Plz ...

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by barathvaj
Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: plant biotech- How Rhiobium absorbs N2 from atmosphere?
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What different cultivatable soil bacterial species are there

... Rhizobium, which can fix nitrogen better can be found plenty in root nodules of leguminous plants. Some can be isolated in soil but, as I recall, they couldn't ...

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by mkwaje
Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What different cultivatable soil bacterial species are there
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A2 nitrogen fixation + denitrification

hi, is this right? nitrogen fixation by root nodules takes the nitrogen gas from the soil and converts it into ammonium compounds. This (after nitrification) ...

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by chips31
Tue Dec 29, 2009 3:35 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: A2 nitrogen fixation + denitrification
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Views: 12837

were to purchase bacteria

... library of microorganisms. To list a few: 01.Rhizobium species - soil, root nodules of legumes and rhizoshpere soil(soil stuck to the roots of plants). Use YEMA(Yeast ...

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by ninetails
Fri Jul 06, 2007 12:17 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: were to purchase bacteria
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The Fiber Disease

... Examples are nitrogen-fixing bacteria (called rhizobia) which live in root nodules on legume roots, single-celled algae inside reef-building corals, and bacterial endosymbionts ...

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by Skytroll
Mon Aug 21, 2006 7:46 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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