Benefits of Inoculating Legume Crops with Rhizobia in the Northern Great Plains *

@inproceedings{Vessey2004BenefitsOI,
  title={Benefits of Inoculating Legume Crops with Rhizobia in the Northern Great Plains *},
  author={J. Kevin Vessey},
  year={2004}
}
Inoculation of forage and grain legumes with rhizobia is an important process to maximize biological N2 fixation capacity in these crops. Inoculation has the potential of increasing dry matter yield, N yield, and residual N levels. However, yield responses to inoculation are not universal in the region. In fields that have previously grown the same grain legume crop (i.e. contain an endemic rhizobial population in the soil), positive yield responses occur from one-third to one-half of the time… CONTINUE READING
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