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Rhizobial inoculants: Harvesting the benefits of inoculating legumes

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" January 2013 rhizobial inoculants FACTSHEET northern, southern and western regions HArveSTing THe BenefiTS Of inOCuLATing LegumeS inoculating legumes with rhizobia can achieve substantial increases in legume nodulation, grain and biomass yield, nitrogen fixation and post-crop soil nitrate levels... KEy Points The benefits of inoculating legumes with rhizobia (soil bacteria that fix nitrogen) have been recognised in Australian agriculture for more than 100 years... The gains are highest when the legume is grown in nil-rhizobia or low-rhizobia soil...
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