Biological nitrogen fixation in mixed legume-cereal cropping systems

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Cereal/legume intercropping increases dry matter production and grain yield more than their monocultures. When fertilizer N is limited, biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) is the major source of N in legume-cereal mixed cropping systems. The soil N use patterns of component crops depend on the N source and legume species. Nitrogen transfer from legume to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00011315

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@article{Fujita2004BiologicalNF, title={Biological nitrogen fixation in mixed legume-cereal cropping systems}, author={K. Fujita and K. G. Ofosu-Budu and Souichi Ogata}, journal={Plant and Soil}, year={2004}, volume={141}, pages={155-175} }