Sentence Examples

  • It is, in fact, fully established that these leguminous crops acquire a considerable amount of nitrogen by the fixation of the free nitrogen of the atmosphere under the influence of the symbiotic growth of their root-nodule-microbes and the higher plant.
  • Eitel, knot, nodule, cf.
  • The heaviest nodule weighed over 20 tons.
  • In 1897 Peary brought the largest nodule to New York; it was estimated to weigh nearly loo tons.
  • The bacteria, which are present in almost all soils, enter the root-hairs of their host plants and ultimately stimulate the production of an excrescent nodule, in which they live.

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