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Attachment of Rhizobium Leguminosarum to Pea Root Hair Tips

  • J. W. Kijne
  • G. Smit
  • C. L. Díaz
  • B. J. J. Lugtenberg
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Abstract

Nodulation in the Rhizobium-legume symbiosis is a host plant-specific process. The speciation of the genus Rhizobium is primarily based on the existence of different so-called cross-inoculation groups, e.g. R. meliloti nodulates alfalfa but not pea, and R. leguminosarum nodulates pea, vetch, lentil and sweet pea but not alfalfa.

Keywords

Root Hair Infection Thread Grow Root Hair Growth Stop Infection Thread Formation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Kijne
    • 1
  • G. Smit
    • 1
  • C. L. Díaz
    • 1
  • B. J. J. Lugtenberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plant Molecular BiologyBotanical LaboratoryLeidenThe Netherlands

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