nodulation


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nodulation

(ˌnɒdjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
(Botany) botany the process of forming or acquiring nodules, esp root nodules that contain symbiotic bacteria
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Some leguminous crops are known for N fixing ability; however their establishment with P fertilization enhances nodulation and hence fixation of atmospheric N (Masinde and Omolo, 2007).
In 2009 Ali and his coworker (4) indicated that inoculation with salt tolerant strains would improve nitrogen fixing ability and nodulation of the leguminous plants subjected to saline conditions.
Transthoracic ultrasonography was performed and revealed right massive complex nonseptated pleural effusion, no pleural thickening or nodulation, and a hyperechogenic collapsed lung that favored the presence of calcification (Fig.
The use of Carrageenan PGP for mungbean also gave the following results: more branches, more flowers which became pods, longer pods with more seeds, larger and heavier seeds, extended flowering and pod formation, increased priming from three to six; and extensive root system and nodulation.
Each jar sown with two germinated seeds of Lathyrus ochrus and a period of two months is required for growth and nodulation of plants.
Soil chemical and physical properties, plant total biomass, tea yields, foliar elemental contents, extent of root nitrogen (N) nodulation and mycorrhizal colonisation were assessed.
Growth, nodulation and yield response of Cowpea to phosphorus fertilizer application in Ghana.
These effects can be due to various mechanisms, including early BNF of the nodules, increment in nodule dry matter, promotion of the occurrence of heterologous nodulation through the increase in the formation of root hairs and secondary roots, with increment in the sites of infection, inhibition of pathogens and production of phytohormones and influences on dry matter partition among roots and shoots (Barbaro et al., 2009).
Given the variation in physicochemical properties of the soils of lower eastern Kenya [8], selection of efficient strains of rhizobia for cowpea nodulation in different soils is an important step towards yield improvement.
This may be associated with the effects of deep tillage, which tends to provide better aeration in the plant root region and improves drainage in the soil profile affecting nodulation, which is very sensitive to water excess (SARTORI et al., 2015).