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Collaboration between grass seedlings and rhizobacteria to scavenge organic nitrogen in soils

James F. White, Qiang Chen, Mónica S. Torres, Robert Mattera, Ivelisse Irizarry, Mariusz Tadych and Marshall Bergen.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biochemistry; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology; Plant-Microbe Interactions. 5309 words.

Plants require nitrogen (N) to make proteins, nucleic acids and other biological molecules. It is widely accepted that plants absorb inorganic forms of N to fill their needs. However,...

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Growth and nitrogen fixation of legumes at increased salinity under field conditions: implications for the use of green manures in saline environments

Bas Bruning, Richard van Logtestijn, Rob Broekman, Arjen de Vos, Andrés Parra González and Jelte Rozema.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant-Microbe Interactions; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Physiology. 4542 words.

The use of legumes as green manure can potentially increase crop productivity in saline environments and thus contribute to the sustainability of agricultural systems. Here, we present...

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Native cell-death genes as candidates for developing wilt resistance in transgenic banana plants

Siddhesh B. Ghag, Upendra K. Singh Shekhawat and Thumballi R. Ganapathi.

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P ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant-Microbe Interactions; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6008 words.

In order to feed an ever-increasing world population, there is an urgent need to improve the production of staple food and fruit crops. The productivity of important food and fruit crops is...

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