Biological N2 Fixation in the Upwelling Region off NW Iberia: Magnitude, Relevance, and Players

@inproceedings{MoreiraCoello2017BiologicalNF,
  title={Biological N2 Fixation in the Upwelling Region off NW Iberia: Magnitude, Relevance, and Players},
  author={V{\'i}ctor Moreira-Coello and Beatriz Mouri{\~n}o-Carballido and Emilio Mara{\~n}{\'o}n and Ana Fern{\'a}ndez-Carrera and Antonio Bode and Marta M. Varela},
  booktitle={Front. Mar. Sci.},
  year={2017}
}
The classical paradigm about marine N2 fixation establishes that this process is mainly constrained to nitrogen-poor tropical and subtropical regions, and sustained by the colonial cyanobacterium Trichodesmium spp. and diatom-diazotroph symbiosis. However, the application of molecular techniques allowed determining a high phylogenic diversity and wide distribution of marine diazotrophs, which extends the range of ocean environments where biological N2 fixation may be relevant. Between February… CONTINUE READING
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