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Phytohormone Regulation of Legume-Rhizobia Interactions

Ferguson, Brett J; Mathesius, Ulrike

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The symbiosis between legumes and nitrogen fixing bacteria called rhizobia leads to the formation of root nodules. Nodules are highly organized root organs that form in response to Nod factors produced by rhizobia, and they provide rhizobia with a specialized niche to optimize nutrient exchange and nitrogen fixation. Nodule development and invasion by rhizobia is locally controlled by feedback between rhizobia and the plant host. In addition, the total number of nodules on a root system is...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75236
Source: Journal of Chemical Ecology
DOI: 10.1007/s10886-014-0472-7

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