Current Use of Legume Inoculant Technology

  • P. M. Williams


A constantly growing world population has resulted in an ever increasing demand for food. There were once great hopes that new agricultural techniques, primarily the development of high yielding grains, would solve the problem. Unfortunately the grains require large amounts of nitrogen fertilizer, the price of which has soared over the years because of the cost and scarcity of the fossil fuels required for its commercial synthesis.


Seed Coat Broth Culture Inoculant Production Seed Inoculation Soybean Rhizobium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. M. Williams
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Microbiologia y Biologia CellularInstituto Venezolano de Investigaciones CientificasCaracasVenezuela

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