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Nitrogen Fixation: Fundamentals and Applications


Series: Current Plant Science & Biotechnology in Agriculture Volume: 27

Edited By: IA Tikhonovich, NA Provorov, VI Romanov and WE Newton


Hardback | Dec 1995 | #50382 | ISBN: 0792337077
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Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation held in St Petersburg, Russia, in May 1995. These papers present nitrogen fixation research as a rapidly growing area of science, using the methods of, and acumulating data from, many fundamental branches of biology and chemistry.

' ... the text is unusually crisp and clear, making it exceptionally readable ... a valuable resource ... will be a good point to begin exploring the entire topic ... I highly recommend this book as a valuable resource for any research library and for the serious researcher in nitrogen fixation. In my opinion, it is the type of book that one would go back to and always be able to discover something new.' Soil Science, 162:2 (1997)


Introductory and overview lectures; Chemistry and biochemistry of nitrogenases; Regulation of nitrogen fixation; Signalling processes in plant-microbe interactions; Symbiotically essential bacterial genes and dynamics of Rhizobium genome; Plant responses in symbiosis; Energetics of nitrogen-fixing systems - Integration of carbon, nitrogen and oxygen metabolism; Ecology and agricultural applications of nitrogen-fixing systems - Round table discussion; Round table discussion on urgent issues.

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