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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Evaluation of plant growth promoting and colonization ability of endophytic diazotrophs from deep water rice.
Non-symbiotic bacterial diazotrophs in cropfarming systems : can their potential for plant growth promotion be better exploited, 36: 1229-1244.
Plants have been shown to harbour an enormous diversity of bacteria, including diazotrophs [4, 13, 14].
Mishra, "Growth and yield parameters of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) influenced by diazotrophs and chemical fertilizers," Journal of Crop and Weed, vol.
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.
However, Cyanobacteria, which are key species in microbialite fabric formation (where they act as the main photoautotrophs and diazotrophs), are the only lineage that did not show a phylogenetic structure, suggesting that different cyanobacterial lineages can contribute to microbialite formation and growth.