Counting chickpea rhizobia in soils

Toomsan, B. and Rupela, O.P. and Mittal, S. and Dart, P.J. (1979) Counting chickpea rhizobia in soils. International Chickpea Newsletter, 1. pp. 10-11.

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A method of estimating the most probable number of chickpea Rhizobium in a soil sample from the pattern of nodulation of plants inoculated with a series of dilutions of the sample is described. The number is only an estimate because it is based on the probability than a single Rhizobium will produce a nodule.

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Patancheru 502 324, Andhra Pradesh, India
Subjects: Soil Science and Microbiology > Soil Sciences
Divisions: Chickpea
Depositing User: Sandhya Gir
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2010 20:11
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2010 20:12

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