Azotobacter


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Azotobacter

[ə′zōd·ə‚bak·tər]
(microbiology)
A genus of large, usually motile, rod-shaped, oval, or spherical bacteria in the family Azotobacteraceae; form thick-walled cysts, and may produce large quantities of capsular slime.
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A number of studies have been reported positive interactions between free-living, nitrogen-fixing rhizosphere bacteria belonging to the genera Azotobacter and Azospirillum and different plant species [5,8,26].
Also the effect of mycorriza and Azotobacter inoculation was significant on all measured traits except for Number of days to maturity.
Effect of inoculation with VA mycorrhiza and azotobacter on grain yield, LAI and protein of wheat on drought stress condition.
Azotobacter strains altered growth characteristics and total phenolic content of garden thyme (Table 1).
Many different genera of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria such as Azospirillum, Azotobacter, Bacillus, Enterobacter and Pseudomonas have been used as biofertilizer for economically important crops [17].
Most of bacteria which are used as biological fertilizers included genera of Azotobacter, Azospirilium, Pseudomonas and Bacillus [24].
FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF A ModC HOMOLOG IN THE Azotobacter vinelandii nif-GENE CLUSTER
Inoculation of Azotobacter and Azospirillum, either alone or in combination, significantly increased the amount of total nitrogen in the rhizosphere soils up to tillering, followed by a gradual decline until maturity of the crop (Fig.
THE ROLE OF NIF-SPECIFIC CLPX IN AZOTOBACTER VINELANDII
Organic supplementation with organic sources such as manure, compost or vermiculite, along with agricultural inoculants such as Rhizobacteria and Azotobacter could further enhance crop yield and development.
1]) and sub plots were nitroxin (bacteria azospirillum, azotobacter and pseudomonas) with three levels (zero, 0.
To further determine the role of each of these mutations in the functions of NifM, the homologous amino acids in Azotobacter vinelandii NifM were identified as Met99 and Arg100 by ClustalW sequence alignment.