Strategies for Achieving Self Sufficiency in Nitrogen on a Mixed Farm in Eastern Canada Based on Use of the Faba Bean

  • D. G. Patriquin
  • D. Burton
  • N. Hill


There have been substantial advances in the past decade in our understanding of the biology of N2 fixation in legumes, but these have not yet led to appreciably lowered reliance on industrial N2 fixation.


Winter Wheat Seed Bank Nova Scotia Faba Bean Nitrate Reductase Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Patriquin
    • 1
  • D. Burton
    • 1
  • N. Hill
    • 1
  1. 1.Biology DepartmentDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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