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BYO Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria
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Aug. 17, 2013 11:05 a.m.

Photo: allyeargarden/morguefile.com Plants need nitrogen to grow: it's a key part of the process they use to derive nutrition from the environment. Unfortunately, most require a source of nitrogen in the soil around them; only a handful (such as legumes like beans and peas) are capable of "fixing" atmospheric nitrogen by binding it so they can use it. See full article.

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