This important book provides a comprehensive review of our current knowledge of the world's leguminous plants and their symbiotic bacteria. It is written by Professor Janet Sprent, a world authority in the area. “This book by Janet I. Sprent, a leading world authority on nitrogen fixation, is a comprehensive review of current knowledge. It starts with an up-to-date review of nodulation in a taxonomic context, with details of nodulating genera and species. There are extensive descriptions of the tribes, genera and species of the three sub-families of the Leguminosae involved, with good further descriptive and detailed texts on their reported nodulation characteristics." (The Cambridge Press, August 2010) "This book provides a comprehensive review of the world's leguminous plants and their symbiotic bacteria. It is intended for plant scientists, agronomists, ecologists and microbiologists." (Food Science and Technology Abstracts, July 2010) "Summarizes current knowledge … and provides details on aspects that have not been covered in depth in other volumes. A more global perspective on legume nodulation." (Book News, December 2009)
Legume Nodulation is an essential purchase for plant scientists, agronomists, ecologists and microbiologists. Libraries in all universities and research establishments where biological and agricultural sciences are studied and taught should have copies of this landmark publication.