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Advances in Biology and Ecology of Nitrogen Fixation

Biological nitrogen fixation has essential role in N cycle in global ecosystem. Several types of nitrogen fixing bacteria are recognized: the free-living bacteria in soil or water; symbiotic bacteria making root nodules in legumes or non-legumes; associative nitrogen fixing bacteria that resides outside the plant roots and provides fixed nitrogen to the plants; endophytic nitrogen fixing bacteria living in the roots, stems and leaves of plants. In this book there are 11 chapters related to biological nitrogen fixation, regulation of legume-rhizobium symbiosis, and agriculture and ecology of biological nitrogen fixation, including new models for autoregulation of nodulation in legumes, endophytic nitrogen fixation in sugarcane or forest trees, etc. Hopefully, this book will contribute to biological, ecological, and agricultural sciences.

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Advances in Biology and Ecology of Nitrogen FixationEdited by Takuji Ohyama

Published: January 29th 2014

DOI: 10.5772/56990

ISBN: 978-953-51-1216-7

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19 Crossref Citations

23 Web of Science Citations

54 Dimensions Citations

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1. Nitrogen Fixation Outside and Inside Plant Tissues

By C.P. Chanway, R. Anand and H. Yang

2734

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2. Nitrogen Fixing Cyanobacteria: Future Prospect

By Ahmed A. Issa, Mohamed Hemida Abd-Alla and Takuji Ohyama

4364

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3. Nitrogen Fixation in Sugarcane

By Takuji Ohyama, Atsushi Momose, Norikuni Ohtake, Kuni Sueyoshi, Takashi Sato, Yasuhiro Nakanishi, Constancio A. Asis Jr., Soraya Ruamsungsri and Shotaro Ando

2343

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4. Autoregulation of Nodulation in Soybean Plants

By Sayuri Tanabata and Takuji Ohyama

1593

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5. Systemic Regulation of Root Nodule Formation

By Takashi Soyano and Masayoshi Kawaguchi

1397

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6. Effects of Phytohormones on Nodulation and Nitrogen Fixation in Leguminous Plants

By Maki Nagata and Akihiro Suzuki

1994

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7. Impact of Harsh Environmental Conditions on Nodule Formation and Dinitrogen Fixation of Legumes

By Mohamed Hemida Abd-Alla, Ahmed A. Issa and Takuji Ohyama

1985

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8. Comparison of Soybean-Nodulating Bradyrhizobia Community Structures Along North Latitude Between Japan and USA

By Yuichi Saeki and Sokichi Shiro

1476

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9. Effects of Rhizobium Inoculation on Nitrogen Fixation and Growth of Leguminous Green Manure Crop Hairy Vetch (Vicia villosa Roth)

By Takashi Sato

1649

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10. Role of Boron Nutrient in Nodules Growth and Nitrogen Fixation in Soybean Genotypes Under Water Stress Conditions

By Nacer Bellaloui, Alemu Mengistu, My Abdelmajid Kassem, Craig A. Abel and L.H.S. Zobiole

1458

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11. Symbiotic of Nitrogen Fixation Between Acid Aluminium Tolerant Bradyrhizobium japonicum and Soybean

By Nisa Rachmania Mubarik and Tedja-Imas Sunatmo VI Contents

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