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