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Where does nitrogen fixation occur on the root, the root hair, epidermis? Do all plants have this capability, or only some? A few examples would help.


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Nitrogen fixation occurs within nodules of the roots of leguminous plants (such as beans). Only plants with the nitrogen fixing, symbiotic bacteria have this capability.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nitrogen_fixation

Sincerely,

Anthony R. Brach,PhD



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