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Molybdenum Deficiency Inhibits Nitrogen Fixation by Legumes
|Title:||Molybdenum Deficiency Inhibits Nitrogen Fixation by Legumes|
|Authors:||Fox, Robert L.|
Whitney, A Sheldon
immobilization in soil
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|Publisher:||University of Hawaii|
|Citation:||Fox RL, Whitney AS. 1978. Molybdenum deficiency inhibits nitrogen fixation by legumes. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 1 p. (Illustrated Concepts in Tropical Agriculture; IC-12).|
|Series:||Illustrated Concepts in Tropical Agriculture|
|Abstract:||Molybdenum is required by N-fixing soil rhizobia, but it may be deficient in acidic tropical soils. An experiment with soybeans on an Oxisol showed that while added N could compensate for Mo deficiency in the soil, growth without added N was poor. When Mo fertilizer was added in the absence of N fertilizer, effective nodulation of the legume was able to provide N to the plant and resulted in superior growth.|
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Illustrated Concepts in Tropical Agriculture, 1970 - 1981|
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