Enhancing Yield and Biological Nitrogen Fixation of Common Beans

dc.contributor.author Westgate, Mark
dc.contributor.author Sebuwufu, Gerald
dc.contributor.author Kabahuma, Mercy
dc.date 2018-02-13T05:17:43.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T03:50:41Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T03:50:41Z
dc.date.copyright Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2012
dc.date.embargo 2013-01-30
dc.date.issued 2012-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Two studies were conducted at the ISU Horticulture Station to evaluate potential limitations on yield and atmospheric nitrogen fixation by common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). This legume is a food staple for small landholder farm families worldwide. But it has a limited capacity for nitrogen fixation and often yields only a fraction of its genetic potential. In these studies, we examined the dependence of pod filling on current assimilate supply, as well as the potential to improve nitrogen fixation using an inoculant shown to enhance biological nitrogen fixation under stressful conditions.</p>
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dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/farms_reports/34/
dc.identifier.articleid 1032
dc.identifier.contextkey 3628973
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dc.identifier.submissionpath farms_reports/34
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/36263
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries RFR A1131
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dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Agronomy and Crop Sciences
dc.subject.keywords RFR A1131
dc.subject.keywords Agronomy
dc.title Enhancing Yield and Biological Nitrogen Fixation of Common Beans
dc.type article
dc.type.genre horticulture_station
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