Geographical Distribution of Rhizobia

  • Wen Feng ChenEmail author


Distribution and geography of rhizobia is affected not only by the geographic origin but also by the host plants. In this chapter, biogeography of rhizobia associated with soybean, Caragana, Astragalus, faba bean, peanut, Sophora, Phaseolus vulgaris and alfalfa are discussed in details. Clearly, in some places, only specific rhizobia are found to nodulate specific legume.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of AgrobiotechnologyBeijingChina
  2. 2.College of Biological Sciences and Rhizobium Research CenterChina Agricultural UniversityBeijingChina

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