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An assessment of nitrogen fixation capability of leguminous trees in Uruguay


, : An assessment of nitrogen fixation capability of leguminous trees in Uruguay. Applied Soil Ecology 7(3): 271-279

A survey of the nodulating ability of 17 Uruguayan native and sub-spontaneous tree legumes has added Inga uraguensis to the list of legumes known to fix N2.

Accession: 003037544

DOI: 10.1016/S0929-1393(97)00058-9

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