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Characterization of different compost extracts using Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and thermal analysis
Compost extract or “compost tea” is a liquid extract of compost obtained by mixing compost and water for a defined period of time. Compost tea contains nutrients and a range of different organismsExpand
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Use of Mediterranean legume shrubs to control soil erosion and runoff in central Spain. A large-plot assessment under natural rainfall conducted during the stages of shrub establishment and
Abstract The revegetation of land that is no longer cultivated helps reduce soil erosion and runoff. Prior studies have determined the effectiveness of shrub-type cover for this purpose in SpainExpand
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Inoculation with Bradyrhizobium japonicum enhances the organic and fatty acids content of soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) seeds.
Soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) is one of the most important food crops for human and animal consumption, providing oil and protein at relatively low cost. The least expensive source of nitrogenExpand
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Pseudomonas helmanticensis sp. nov., isolated from forest soil.
A bacterial strain, OHA11(T), was isolated during the course of a study of phosphate-solubilizing bacteria occurring in a forest soil from Salamanca, Spain. The 16S rRNA gene sequence of strainExpand
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The Legume Nodule Microbiome: A Source of Plant Growth-Promoting Bacteria
Legume nodules harbour two types of bacteria, the rhizobia, responsible for their formation, and other endophytic bacteria whose role in the nodule is still poorly known. These bacteria constituteExpand
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Bradyrhizobium cajani sp. nov. isolated from nodules of Cajanus cajan.
Two slow-growing strains, AMBPC1010T and AMBPC1011, were isolated from nodules of Cajanus cajan in the Dominican Republic. 16S rRNA gene analysis placed these strains within the genus Bradyrhizobium,Expand
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The Rhizobia Nodulating Shrubs for Revegetation of Arid Lands: Isolation of Native Strains and Specificity of the Plant – Rhizobia Interaction by Cross Inoculation Tests
Medicago strasseri, M. citrina, Colutea arborescens, and Dorycnium pentaphyllum are legume shrubs potentially useful for the revegetation of semiarid Mediterranean ecosystems and for animal grazing.Expand
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Management of Galega officinalis L. and preliminary results on its potential for milk production improvement in sheep
Abstract Galega officinalis L. is a leguminous perennial herb that presents a demonstrated lac‐togenic effect. However, it is toxic to the ewe if it is eaten in substantial amounts, due to theExpand
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Morphometrical characterization of Cytisus and allies (Genisteae: Leguminosae) as an aid in taxonomic discrimination
ABSTRACT Twenty-four accessions belonging to the genus Cytisus and allied taxa were characterized by adult plant morphometry. Twenty-six characters were measured in flowers, 9 in leaves, and 5 inExpand
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Potential of Cytisus and allied genera (Genisteae: Fabaceae) as forage shrubs
Abstract The chemical composition of the herbage produced by shrubs belonging to the genus Cytisus and allied genera (Cytisophyllum, Chamaecytisus, and Genista sect. Teline) was determined toExpand
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