Tolerance to environmental stress by the nitrogen-fixing actinobacterium Frankia and its role in actinorhizal plants adaptation

@article{Ngom2016ToleranceTE,
  title={Tolerance to environmental stress by the nitrogen-fixing actinobacterium Frankia and its role in actinorhizal plants adaptation},
  author={Mariama Ngom and Rediet Oshone and Nathalie Diagne and Maimouna Cissoko and Sergio Svistoonoff and Louis S Tisa and Laurent Laplaze and Mame Our{\`e}ye Sy and Antony Champion},
  journal={Symbiosis},
  year={2016},
  volume={70},
  pages={17-29}
}
Environmental stresses are caused by human activities or natural events. Several of them including salinity, heavy metals, and extreme temperature affect both soil characteristics and plant growth and productivity. Actinorhizal plants are pioneer species that are able to grow in poor soils and improve soil fertility. They are widely used in agroforestry for different purposes including reclamation of degraded and contaminated lands. This capacity is mainly due to the plants forming a nitrogen… CONTINUE READING
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