Folia Microbiologica

, 25:148 | Cite as

Indirect methods of determination of activity of root-nodule bacteria

  • Ye. N. Mishustin
  • N. M. Shemakhanova


Significant correlations exist between the ability of root-nodule bacteria to fix molecular nitrogen and some of their properties (accumulation of riboflavin, cobalamine, ATP, cell pyrolysis, effect on plant vegetation characteristics) which can be used for quickly assessing the activity of the process in individual strains of rhizobia.


Nitrogen Fixation Root Nodule Cobalamine Molecular Nitrogen Candidate Thesis 
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© Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ye. N. Mishustin
    • 1
  • N. M. Shemakhanova
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of MicrobiologyAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscow

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