Effects of decomposing rice straw on growth of and nitrogen fixation byRhizobium


Five phenolic compounds produced by decomposing rice straw and sterile extracts of decomposing rice straw in soil were very inhibitory to growth of three strains ofRhizobium. The effects were additive and in several instances synergistic. The phenolic compounds also reduced nodule numbers and hemoglobin content of the nodules in two bean (Phaseolus vulgaris… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00995756


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