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Effect of Copper Deficiency in White Clover on Nitrogen Fixation

Nature volume 192, page 1315 (30 December 1961) | Download Citation

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IN view of a recent report by Hallsworth et al.1 that copper stimulates nitrogen fixation by subterranean clover (Trifolium subterraneum), the following evidence from a field trial is presented as indicating a similar function of copper in nitrogen fixation by white clover (T. repens).

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  1. Rukuhia Soil Research Station, Hamilton, New Zealand.

    • F. H. VAN DER ELST
    • , K. J. McNAUGHT
    •  & W. F. ROLT

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