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    Isolation of Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria: Rhizobium and Azotobacter

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    Hi, I am having some difficulty answering these microbiology questions and was hoping that I could get some assistance understanding these concepts.
    1. What benefit does the plant derive from the Rhizobium-clover alliance?
    2. What benefit does the bacterium derive?

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    Rhizobia bacteria are nitrogen fixers. This means that they convert atmospheric nitrogen (N2), into a format that plants can easily absorb and use. In this sense, the bacteria essentially takes over a biochemical ...

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    The expert examines isolation of nitrogen-fixing bacteria for Rhizobium and Azotobacter.