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 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.
The excessive use of agrochemicals has decreased the natural soil microflora, particularly the diazotrophs (Tilak et al.
James and Clivares reported the extensive colonisation of sugar cane by endophytic diazotrophs [2].
Diazotroph relationships directly and indirectly enrich the associated plants and soil with nitrogen such that the success of newly constructed or reclaimed wetlands may be fostered by inclusion of plant species known to harbor associative diazotrophs.
Kennedy IR, Choudhury ATMA, Kecskes ML (2004) Non-symbiotic bacterial diazotrophs in crop-farming systems: can their potential for plant growth promotion be better exploited?
Association of Azospirillum and other diazotrophs with tropical graminae.
This enzymatic activity of the diazotrophs was most pronounced with the single inoculation of Azospirillum, followed by combined inoculation.
The recent study examined that Actinobacteria being the most predominant from roots and rhizosfer soils of Lasiurus sindicus, based on analysis of nifH sequences showed close similarity to cultivated diazotrophs like Azospirillum brasilense and Rhizobium sp.