• Scientists Discover How Legumes Give Oxygen to Symbiotic Bacteria in their Roots

    1 month ago - By ISAAA

    Scientists have discovered the genetics of how legumes control the production of an oxygen-carrying molecule that is crucial to the plant's close relationship with nitrogen-fixing bacteria.The roots of legumes are home to symbiotic bacteria that fix nitrogen from the air, turning it into ammonia, a key nutrient for plants. In return, the plants hou...
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