By T. H. N. Ellis (auth.), Felix D. Dakora, Samson B. M. Chimphango, Alex J. Valentine, Claudine Elmerich, William E. Newton (eds.)
This quantity covers fresh advancements in either basic and utilized study in organic nitrogen fixation. It emphasizes the appliance of organic nitrogen fixation for sustainable agriculture, which should still result in poverty relief, environmental defense, and stable agricultural practices quite often. the jobs of, and advances in, plant breeding, plant molecular biology, nodule body structure, and symbiotic and associative interactions among vegetation and microbes in maintaining agricultural productiveness and soil fertility are defined. The evolution of symbioses and nitrogen fixation also are lined during this quantity. to make sure excessive agricultural productiveness, whereas conserving the surroundings (both soil and water resources), calls for plant cultivars that still reply to useful microbes. the quantity, hence, describes the body structure and genomics of nitrogen-fixing micro organism including the biochemistry and molecular genetics of the nitrogenase enzyme that truly fixes atmospheric nitrogen to a usable shape.
This quantity, which covers the latest facts at the position of nitrogen fixation in agriculture and forestry and at the biology of either vegetation and nitrogen-fixing microbes, is meant to function an invaluable reference for college students and researchers, either within the laboratory (academic and advertisement) and within the box.