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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Isolation, molecular characterization and growth-promoting activities of endophytic sugarcane diazotroph Klebsiella sp.
Azolla along a phosphorus gradient: Biphasic growth response linked to diazotroph traits and phosphorus-induced iron chlorosis.
Characterization of a novel plant growth-promoting bacteria strain Delftia tsuruhatensis HR4 both as a diazotroph and a potential biocontrol agent against various plant pathogens.
Infection of mottled stripe disease-susceptible and resistant sugar cane varieties by the endophytic diazotroph Herbaspirilium.
(2006) Phosphonate utilization by the globally important marine diazotroph Trichodesmium.
Nutrient addition effects on rhizosphere diazotroph assemblage composition.
Time wrote about the girls: "The trio from Co Cork took home the grand prize at the Google Science Fair after wowing the judges with their discovery: Diazotroph, a bacteria that sucks nitrogen from the atmosphere into soil, speeding up the germination of cereal crops like barley and oats and - more importantly - increasing their yield.
Zeyer, "Effects of model root exudates on structure and activity of a soil diazotroph community," Environmental Microbiology, vol.
"It can be less than doubled, or it can be up to ten times more," says LaRoche, adding that such measurements depend heavily on the composition of the diazotroph community and provide only a snapshot of rates in a particular location and time.
nov., a polyhydroxyalkanoate-accumulating diazotroph isolated from a New Zealand pulp and paper wastewater.
diazotroph predominant in the cultivation of rice (Orvza sativa L.) in the province of Pinar de Rio.