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Nitrogen Fixation in Soils—Free-Living Microbes

  1. David A. Zuberer

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env106

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Zuberer, D. A. 2003. Nitrogen Fixation in Soils—Free-Living Microbes. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • The Significance of Dinitrogen Fixation

  • The Nitrogenase Enzyme Complex

  • Nonsymbiotic Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria

Keywords:

  • acetylene reduction assay;
  • diazotroph;
  • dinitrogenase;
  • dinitrogenase reductase;
  • Haber-Bosch process;
  • nitrogen cycle;
  • nitrogen fixation;
  • nitrogen fixation in soils;
  • nitrogenase;
  • root exudates;
  • soils