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Soil Microbiology: Fourth Edition of Soil Microorganisms and Plant Growth

By: NS Subba-Rao

407 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Science Publishers

Paperback | Dec 1999 | Edition: 4 | #104422 | ISBN: 1578080703
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NHBS Price: £30.50 $40/€34 approx

Contents

Soil, the natural medium for plant growth; soil micro-organisms; the rhizosphere and the phyllosphere; nitrogen fixation in free-living and associative symbiotic bacteria; nitrogen fixation by free-living blue-green algae; nitrogen fixation by symbiotic blue-green algae; rhizobium and legume root nodulation; actinorhizal plants (frankia-induced nodulation; organic matter decomposition; nitrification and dentrification; microbial products influencing plant growth; sulphur, phosphorus and trace element nutrition; biodegradation of pesticides and pollutants; mycorrhizae; biotechnology in agriculture.

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