Hilgardia
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Nitrogen-fixation by deerbrush: Greenhouse experiments suggest deerbrush has root nodules like leguminous plants with nitrogen-fixing properties

Authors

James Vlamis
A. M. Schultz
H. H. Biswell

Authors Affiliations

James Vlamis is Associate Soil Chemist, University of California, Berkeley; A. M. Schultz is Specialist in Forestry, University of California, Berkeley; H. H. Biswell is Professor of Forestry, University of California, Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 12(1):11-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n01p11. January 1958.

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Abstract

Recent studies indicate that nodules on the roots of deerbrush—Ceanothus integerrimus—supply this species with a source of nitrogen and might greatly improve growth of the plant, especially in soils where nitrogen is a limiting factor.

Vlamis J, Schultz A, Biswell H. 1958. Nitrogen-fixation by deerbrush: Greenhouse experiments suggest deerbrush has root nodules like leguminous plants with nitrogen-fixing properties. Hilgardia 12(1):11-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n01p11
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