Legume Nodulation: A Global Perspective

Legume Nodulation: A Global Perspective

Author(s): Janet I. Sprent

Published Online: 2 NOV 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405181754

Online ISBN: 9781444316384

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316384

About this Book

This important book provides a comprehensive review of our current knowledge of the world's leguminous plants and their symbiotic bacteria. Written by Professor Janet Sprent, a world authority in the area, Legume Nodulation contains comprehensive details of the following:

  • An up to date review of legume taxonomy and a full list of the world's genera
  • Details of how legumes are distributed throughout the world
  • A review of the evolution of legume nodulation
  • Comprehensive details of all microorganisms known to be symbiotic with legumes
  • Ecological and environmental aspects of legume-bacteria symbiosis

Legume Nodulation is an essential purchase for plant scientists, agronomists, ecologists and microbiologists. Libraries in all universities and research establishments where biological and agricultural sciences are studied and taught should have copies of this landmark publication.

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