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Any of various rod-shaped, aerobic, nitrogen-fixing bacteria of the genus Azotobacter, typically found in soil and water.

[French azote, nitrogen; see azo- + bacter(ia).]


(Microbiology) any bacterium of the family Azotobacteriaceae, important in nitrogen fixation in the soil
[New Latin; see azote, bacteria]


(əˈzoʊ təˌbæk tər, eɪˈzoʊ-)

any of several rod-shaped or spherical soil bacteria of the genus Azotobacter, important as nitrogen fixers.
[< New Latin (1901); see azote, -o-, bacterium]
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Los medios utilizados fueron rojo congo para el grupo Azospirillium (Rodriguez 1982), Ashby para el grupo Azotobacter (Rao 1982), Pikovskaya para BSP (Pikovskaya 1948) y BSK (Qi-Mei et al.
The present study was designed to improve the parent strain of Azotobacter vinelandii NRRL-14641 for hyper-production of alginate by random mutagenesis.
Enhanced production and partial characterization of an extracellular polysaccharide from newly isolated Azotobacter sp.
Moreover, it is also providing shelter to many pests of crops as well as produces carbon dioxide which can intervene nitrogen fixation by Azotobacter and Nitrosomonas present adjunct to plants thus, has detrimental effect on the fertility of soil.
of Rhizobium, Azotobacter, Azospirillum, Acetobacter, blue green algae and Azolla, (2) P-solubilizing biofertilizer also called as phosphate solubilizing bacteria (PSB) or phosphate solubilizing microorganisms (PSM) e.g.
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Microorganisms belonging to the genera Pseudomonas, Bacillus, Rhizobium, Azotobacter and Azospirillum, among others, frequently have the ability to solubilize phosphorus (Rodriguez and Fraga, 1999).
Respecto a las BFNA, se ha reportado que Azotobacter nigricans (Garcia et al.
The genus Azotobacter, which belongs to the family Pseudomonadaceae from the subclass [gamma]-Proteobacteria, comprises seven species: Azotobacter vinelandii, A.
among others are the primary decomposers and [N.sub.2] fixing bacteria such as Azotobacter, Rhizobium spp.
Azospirillum and Azotobacter increase the nodulation process and which ultimately increase the yield of different legumes species [22, 23, 24, 25, 26].