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  • noun biology A root nodule formed as a result of a symbiotic relationship between an actinomycete and fine plant roots.

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  • It is an environmentally important nitrogen-flxing tree, hosting the actinorhiza Frankia.

    Chapter 8

  • Casuarinas support an actinorhiza symbiont in their root nodules, as opposes to the rhizabium symbiont found in the root nodules of leguminous trees that fix N2.

    Chapter 19

  • It is an environmentally important nitrogen-fxing tree, hosting the actinorhiza Frankia.

    Chapter 6

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