Effects of pesticide seed treatments on Rhizobium japonicum and its symbiotic relationship with soybean.

  • Chaoping Tu
  • Published 1977 in
    Bulletin of environmental contamination and…

Abstract

Seventeen Rhizobium japonicum cultures isolated from soybean nodules induced formation of nodules on taproots of soybean plants. All isolates reduced acetylene to ethylene to different extents in vitro. Paper disc assay indicated that two insecticides, lindane (gamma-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane), chlorpyrifos (O,O-diethyl O-3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridyl… (More)

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@article{Tu1977EffectsOP, title={Effects of pesticide seed treatments on Rhizobium japonicum and its symbiotic relationship with soybean.}, author={Chaoping Tu}, journal={Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology}, year={1977}, volume={18 2}, pages={190-9} }