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Ability of wetland rice to stimulate biological nitrogen fixation and utilize soil nitrogen

Ladha, J.K.; Padre, A.T.; Punzalan, G.C.; Watanabe, I.; Datta, S.K. de

Nitrogen fixation Hundred years after Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation, Koln Cologne, FRG, March 13-20, 1988: 747-752


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This subject is discussed under the headings: genotypic variability in N fixation and soil N uptake; implications of methods used; associated plant traits; selection criteria; and performance of selected genotypes. Improving the ability of rice to take up soil N may not only stimulate N fixation by associative and free-living microorganisms but also reduce N losses.

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