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Acetylene reduction by Rhizobium in pure culture

Naturevolume 256pages409410 (1975) | Download Citation



ASSOCIATIONS between legume callus cultures and Rhizobium have been shown to fix nitrogen1–6; we have found that at least one strain of Rhizobium will do so when cultured alone on certain media.

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    • J. A. MCCOMB
    • , J. ELLIOTT
    •  & M. J. DILWORTH

    Present address: School of Environmental and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, 6153


  1. Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, 6009

    • J. A. MCCOMB
    • , J. ELLIOTT
    •  & M. J. DILWORTH


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