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Enhancement of Biological Nitrogen Fixation of Common Bean by Gudni Hardarson (auth.), F. A. Bliss, G. Hardarson (eds.)

By Gudni Hardarson (auth.), F. A. Bliss, G. Hardarson (eds.)

The universal bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is crucial pulse crop in Latin the USA, in addition to in huge components of Asia and Africa. it really is relatively very important as a result of its skill, in symbiosis with Rhizobium micro organism, to mend atmospheric nitrogen and because of its excessive nutrient value.
Incorporating contributions from plant breeders, microbiologists, plant physiologists and soil scientists, this quantity studies the result of an FAO/IAEA Coordinated study Programme (1985--1991), whose major goal used to be to augment yield and organic nitrogen fixation in universal bean by means of lowering its reliance on soil and fertilizer nitrogen.
the quantity can be necessary to scientists engaged on organic nitrogen fixation and legume production.

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Pp 165-192. , Boca Raton, FL. Hardarson G Ed. 1990 Use of Nuclear Techniques in Studies of Soil-Plant Relationships. 2, IAEA, Vienna. 223 p. Hardarson G, Danso S K A, Zapata F and Reichardt 1991 Measurements of nitrogen fixation in fababean at different N fertilizer rates using the 15N isotope dilution and 'Avalue' methods. Plant and Soil 131, 161-168. Knowles R 1980 The measurement of nitrogen fixation. In Current Perspectives in Nitrogen Fixation. Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Nitrogen Fixation.

Eds A H Gibson and W E Newton. pp 327-333. Elsevier, North-Holland Biomedical Press, Amsterdam. Kohl 0 H, Shearer G and Harper J E 1980 Estimates of N, 23 fixed based on differences in natural abundance of '5 N in nodulating and non-nodulating isolines of soybeans. Plant Physiol. 66, 61-65. McAuliffe C, Chamblee 0 S, Uribe-Arango Hand Woodhouse W W 1958 Influence of inorganic nitrogen on nitrogen fixation by legumes as revealed by 15N. Agron. J. 50, 334-337. Peoples M B, Faizah A W, Rerkasem B and Herridge 0 F 1989 Methods for Evaluating Nitrogen Fixation by Nodulated Legumes in the Field.

At the higher watering rate, the deeper-rooted ryegrass obtained more of the 15 N which had moved into the subsoil, than the shallower-rooted clover. These differences resulted in a significantly higher % Ndfa estimate with the 10 mm irrigation (because of higher 15N in the reference crop) than under the 2 mm water regime in which NO; movement was more restricted. Under such experimental conditions, it is difficult to assess the effect of water levels per se on the measured N z fixation, distinct from possible methodological limitations.

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