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The Ecology of the Nitrogen Cycle
Language: en
Pages: 151
Authors: Janet I. Sprent
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-12-10 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Many people learn the rudiments of the nitrogen cycle while at school, but the details of the various processes in the cycle are still not widely understood. Some of them are of great current interest, such as the use of nitrogen fixing crops to feed an increasing world population and
Biology of the Nitrogen Cycle
Language: en
Pages: 452
Authors: Hermann Bothe, Stuart Ferguson, William E. Newton
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-12-08 - Publisher: Elsevier

All organisms require nitrogen to live and grow. The movement of nitrogen between the atmosphere, biosphere, and geosphere in different forms is described by the nitrogen cycle. This book is an activity of the COST 856 Action on Denitrification. It covers all aspects of the N-cycle: chemistry, biology (enzymology, molecular
Denitrification in the Nitrogen Cycle
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Han Golterman
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-11 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book contains the papers presented at a Nato Advanced Re search Workshop entitled "DENITRIFICATION IN THE N-CYCLE," held in Braunschweig (W-Germany) from 24 to 27 Mai 1983. All expenses were provided by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The scientific programme was in the first instance planned by some members
Soil Nitrogen Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 568
Authors: Cristina Cruz
Categories: Agriculture
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book highlights the latest discoveries about the nitrogen cycle in the soil. It introduces the concept of nitrogen fixation and covers important aspects of nitrogen in soil and ecology such as its distribution and occurrence, soil microflora and fauna and their role in N-fixation. The importance of plant growth-promoting
Advances in Biology and Ecology of Nitrogen Fixation
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Takuji Ohyama
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-29 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

Biological nitrogen fixation has essential role in N cycle in global ecosystem. Several types of nitrogen fixing bacteria are recognized: the free-living bacteria in soil or water; symbiotic bacteria making root nodules in legumes or non-legumes; associative nitrogen fixing bacteria that resides outside the plant roots and provides fixed nitrogen