9. Legume Nitrogen Fixation and Soil Abiotic Stress: From Physiology to Genomics and Beyond

  1. Christine H. Foyer and
  2. Hanma Zhang
  1. Alex J. Valentine1,2,
  2. Vagner A. Benedito1,3 and
  3. Yun Kang1

Published Online: 10 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328608.ch9

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 42: Nitrogen Metabolism in Plants in the Post-Genomic Era

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 42: Nitrogen Metabolism in Plants in the Post-Genomic Era

How to Cite

Valentine, A. J., Benedito, V. A. and Kang, Y. (2010) Legume Nitrogen Fixation and Soil Abiotic Stress: From Physiology to Genomics and Beyond, in Annual Plant Reviews Volume 42: Nitrogen Metabolism in Plants in the Post-Genomic Era (eds C. H. Foyer and H. Zhang), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328608.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Centre for Plant Sciences, Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA

  2. 2

    Botany & Zoology Department, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa

  3. 3

    Genetics and Developmental Biology Program, Division of Plant and Soil Sciences, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162647

Online ISBN: 9781444328608

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Keywords:

  • aluminium;
  • drought;
  • nodule;
  • phosphorus;
  • rhizobia;
  • symbiosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Legume nitrogen fixation under drought stress

  • Soil acidity

  • Phosphate deficiency

  • Legume biology is taking off

  • Beyond genomics: prospects for legume genetic breeding

  • References