Methane-oxidizing activities and methanotrophic populations associated with wetland rice plants

@article{Watanabe1997MethaneoxidizingAA,
  title={Methane-oxidizing activities and methanotrophic populations associated with wetland rice plants},
  author={Iwao Watanabe and Tomoyoshi Hashimoto and Atsushi Shimoyama},
  journal={Biology and Fertility of Soils},
  year={1997},
  volume={24},
  pages={261-265}
}
Acetylene up to 500 μl l–1 did not affect methane formation in anoxic soil up to 12 h, but further incubation for 1 week showed strong inhibition of methanogenesis. To ascertain the extent of the oxidation of methane produced from rice-planted pots, the effect of acetylene on methane emission was studied. Two rice varieties (Toyohatamochi and Yamahikari) were grown in a greenhouse in submerged soil in pots. At about maximum tillering, heading, and grain-forming stages, methane fluxes were… CONTINUE READING