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  • n. Plural form of rhizobium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as nodule-bacteria (which see, under bacterium).

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Examples

  • "Like with all other legumes, there's a particular kind of rhizobia for soybeans.

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  • Furthermore, bacteria in the soil, like rhizobia, actively fix nitrogen.

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  • He also found them to be a very practical plant, higher in rhizobia than most legumes, which fixes nitrogen in the soil beneficial to growing other plants.

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  • A single rhizobia strain that effectively nodulated

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  • If not use of a rhizobia inoculant at planting will be necessary.

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  • Test plantings should be done to see if infective rhizobia are present in the soil, or if use of a rhizobia seed inoculant at planting will be necessary.

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  • Inoculating tree legume seed and seedlings with rhizobia.

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  • Test plantings should be done to see if effective rhizobia are present in the soil.

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  • The rhizobia strains that nodulate sesbanias are somewhat specialized and may not be present where sesbanias have not been grown previously.

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  • In such areas, it may be necessary to add rhizobia and mycorrhizae to the soil, a technique called "inoculation," to ensure good tree growth.

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