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Physiological limitations and the genetic improvement of symbiotic nitrogen fixation

proceedings of an International Conference on the Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation, Cork, Ireland, September 1-3, 1987

by International Conference on the Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation (1987 Cork, Ireland)

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers for the Commission of the European Communities in Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nitrogen -- Fixation -- Congresses.,
  • Microbial genetics -- Congresses.,
  • Rhizobium -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    Statementedited by F. O"Gara, S. Manian and J.J. Drevon.
    SeriesAdvances in agricultural biotechnology ;, 23, Advances in agricultural biotechnology ;, AAB 23.
    ContributionsO"Gara, F., Manian, S., Drevon, J. J., Commission of the European Communities. Coordination of Agricultural Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR89.7 .I56 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 215 p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2528450M
    ISBN 109024736927
    LC Control Number88003794

    Symbiotic nitrogen fixation Exchange. fixed/reduced carbon. for. fixed/reduced nitrogen. Difficult to integrate in genomics-assisted breeding strategies Many plant genes are known to be required for SNF Few associated with SNF effectiveness. 50 MMt N/year . Physiological limitations and the genetic improvement of symbiotic nitrogen fixation: proceedings of an International Conference on the Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation, Cork, Ireland, September , by F O'Gara (Book).

    Abstract: The special issue “Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation in Legume Nodules: Metabolism and Regulatory Mechanisms” aims to investigate the physiological and biochemical advances in the symbiotic process with an emphasis on nodule establishment, development and functioning. The original research articles included in this issue provide important.   The core of the text is aimed at the research worker in the field of nitrogen fixation, but, despite its specialisation, does not lose the emphasis on teaching, both as a direct reference book and as a backbone for a graduate course on the closing part of the book includes a subject index and a glossary of terms.

    Nitrogen - Nitrogen - Biological and physiological significance: As might be expected in view of the importance of the presence of nitrogen in living matter, most—if not all—organic nitrogen compounds are physiologically active. Most living organisms cannot utilize nitrogen directly and must have access to its compounds. Therefore the fixation of nitrogen is vitally important.   The development of a ‘diazoplast’, a new organelle analogous to a chloroplast, would help plants overcome the genetic and physiological bacterial-dependent nitrogen fixation problems. The diazoplast could be acquired similarly to a chloroplast by an accretion of an endosymbiotic prokaryote into the plants genome.


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Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation Proceedings of an International Conference on the Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation, Cork, Ireland, September 1–3, : Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation: Proceedings of an International Conference on the Physiological (Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology) (): O'Gara, F., Manian, S., Drevon, J.J.: Books.

Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation Proceedings of an International Conference on the Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation, Cork, Ireland, September 1–3, Editors: O'Gara, F., Manian, S., Drevon, J.J.

(Eds.) Free PreviewBrand: Springer Netherlands. Get this from a library. Physiological limitations and the genetic improvement of symbiotic nitrogen fixation: proceedings of an International Conference on the Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation, Cork, Ireland, September[F O'Gara; S Manian; J J Drevon; Commission of the European Communities.

Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation Proceedings of an International Conference on the Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation, Cork, Ireland, September 1–3, Series: Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology, Vol.

Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation: Proceedings of an International Conference on the Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation, Cork, Ireland, Septemberby F.

O'Gara S. Manian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Its nitrogen fixation capacity is subject to complex cascade regulation and physiological limitations.

In this report, the entire K. pneumoniae nif gene cluster was reassembled as operon-based. Symbiotic nitrogen fixation in legumes can occur in both natural and agricultural ecosystems and contribute substantial N that is cheap, sustainable, and environmentally friendly, in that it is less prone to leaching and volatilization and hence to environmental pollution.

BNF is therefore an alternative to the use of N fertilizers which are costly and inaccessible to resource-poor farmers. Abstract. Recent results on the regulation of nitrogen fixation and C4-dicarboxylate transport genes in Rhizobium meliloti are reviewed, nif gene expression is activated by the nifA gene product in conjunction with the ntrA sigma factor.

Activation of the nifA gene does not require ntrC product but occurs in response to low oxygen tension. NifA protein activity is also sensitve to oxygen, dct.

Report on the 5th International Symposium on Nitrogen Fixation, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, / Physiological limitations and the genetic improvement of symbiotic nitrogen fixation: proceedings of an Nitrogen fixation with non-legumes: the Third International Symposium on Nitrogen Fixation with Non-Leg.

This review focuses on the improvement of the growth and yield of plants having biological nitrogen fixation ability due to certain microorganisms. Symbiotic and free living nitrogen fixing. Symbiotic nitrogen fixation by rhizobia in root nodules of crop and forage legumes provides substantial economic and environmental benefits.

Nitrogen fixation could be increased in various ways, but most of these would cause a proportional increase in photosynthate costs. Biological Nitrogen Fixation is a comprehensive two volume work bringing together both review and original research articles on key topics in nitrogen fixation.

Chapters across both volumes emphasize molecular techniques and advanced biochemical analysis approaches applicable to various aspects of biological nitrogen fixation.

required energy source for the energy intensive nitrogen fixation process. It is this symbiotic interaction which will be highlighted in this book [4]. The research in the field of Biological Nitrogen Fixation is very active at the moment, especially in the subfield of symbiotic nitrogen fixation.

Although a number of ooks and proceedings b. Johanna Döbereiner, Potential for Nitrogen Fixation in Tropical Legumes and Grasses, Limitations and Potentials for Biological Nitrogen Fixation in the Tropics, /, (), ().

Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation and the Challenges to Its Extension to Nonlegumes Florence Mus, aMatthew B. Crook, bKevin Garcia, Amaya Garcia Costas, Barney A.

Geddes,c Evangelia D. Kouri,d Ponraj Paramasivan, eMin-Hyung Ryu,f Giles E. Oldroyd, Philip S. Poole,c Michael K. Udvardi,d Christopher A. Voigt,f Jean-Michel Ané,b John W. Petersa. genetic improvement of grain legumes in general but also for improving their symbiotic nitrogen fixation.

Table 2. Improved cultivars of common bean developed by mutation breeding Species and name of cultivars Country and year of release Mutagen used Improved characters Phaseolus vulgaris L. Nitrogen, Congresses, Accessible book, Nitrogen-fixing microorganisms, Legumes,1 book International Conference on the Physiological Limitations and the Genetic Improvement of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation ( Cork, Ireland).

Nitrogen fixation is a key component of the nitrogen cycle, one of the most fundamental cycles in the biosphere.

Conversion of atmospheric nitrogen into organic nitrogen compounds can be carried out only by certain bacteria and blue-green algae (cyanobacteria). Some nitrogen fixing bacteria live symbiotically with leguminous plants such as peas, beans, clover, and certain tropical trees in 5/5(1).

Genetics of Diazotrophs Nodule formation and nitrogen fixation are the two biological processes which are controlled by genes of diazotrophs.

From rhizobial genome numerous symbiotic genes (nod genes) encoding for nodulation, and nitrogen fixing genes (nif genes) have been identified. In free living and symbiotic nitrogen fixers nodule-forming and non-nodule forming nif genes are present on.

Symbiotic N 2 Fixation There are some microorganisms which establish symbiotic relationships with different parts of plants and may develop (or may not) special structures as the site of nitrogen fixation. Microsymbionts are given in Table (). Genetic Engineering and Nitrogen Fixation.

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews: Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. The non-nitrogen fixing, non symbiont mes demonstrates a reverse situation, evolving from a symbiotic nitrogen fixing ancestor to a chemotroph, with the lack of a symbiotic island i.e., no nif, nodDABC or fixABCX orthologs, but still retaining a wide range of other nod, fix as well as secretion and exopolysaccharide system orthologs typical of.