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The capacity of nodulating bacteria to survive in soil containing various heavy metal elements has been investigated with the aim of promoting the revegetation of mining sites with Medicago sp. Soil samples were collected from three different mining sites and one agricultural site at a location north of Tunisia. Heavy metal composition analysis showed that(More)
As our world becomes warmer, agriculture is increasingly impacted by rising soil salinity and understanding plant adaptation to salt stress can help enable effective crop breeding. Salt tolerance is a complex plant phenotype and we know little about the pathways utilized by naturally tolerant plants. Legumes are important species in agricultural and natural(More)
Background: As our world becomes warmer, agriculture is increasingly impacted by rising soil salinity and understanding plant adaptation to salt stress can help enable effective crop breeding. Salt tolerance is a complex plant phenotype and we know little about the pathways utilized by naturally tolerant plants. Legumes are important species in agricultural(More)
A total of 45 bacteria were isolated from root nodules of sulla (Hedysarum coronarium L.) in Tunisia and tested for their tolerance to NaCl, alkaline pH and PEG-induced water stress. Tolerance limits varied from 150 to 700 mM for NaCl, from 9 to 10.5 for alkaline pH and from −0.5 to −0.95 MPa for PEG-induced stress. Three effective isolates with variable(More)
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