Nodule Formation and Function

Anthony J. Gordon, Peter J. Lea, Charles Rosenberg, Jean-Charles Trinchant

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Nitrogen (N2) is a very unreactive molecule. The reason for its chemical stability lies in the electronic structure of the molecule, but nitrogen is not totally inert. The industrial reduction of nitrogen to ammonia (principally by the Haber-Bosch process) is very important commercially.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPlant Nitrogen
EditorsPeter J. Lea, Jean-François Morot-Gaudry
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages46
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-662-04064-5
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-08731-8
Publication statusPublished - 2001


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