diazotroph

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diazotroph

[dī′az·ə‚träf]
(microbiology)
An organism that carries out nitrogen fixation; examples are Clostridium and Azotobacter.
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The predominantly occurrence of the endophytic diazotrophs Herbaspirillum spp.
Inoculation of rice plants with the endophytic diazotrophs Herbaspirillum seropedicae and Burkholderia spp.
Inoculation effects of diazotrophs and phosphobacteria on rice.
Thus, if limiting factors such as soil pH, aluminum and manganese toxicity, and nutrient deficiency restrict the development of the macrosymbiont, the diazotrophs will not be able to efficiently fix [N.
Intercropping of Sesbania (Sesbania sesban) and leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala) with five annual grasses under semi-arid conditions as affected by inoculation with specific rhizobia and associative diazotrophs.
2012) interpreted the nitrogen isotopic record of the total geoporphyrins under this assumption, and concluded that the diazotrophs constitute only 20% of primary production.
The proposed project seeks to increase the understanding of N2 fixation rates of diazotrophs and their respective contribution to the total BNF in these systems.
In Marine Pelagic Cyanobacteria: Trichodesmium and Other Diazotrophs (Carpenter, E.