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- Germon, J.C., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Applied and environmental microbiology 2002 v.68 no.12 pp. 6121-6128
- restriction fragment length polymorphism; agricultural soils; rhizosphere; nitrate reduction; soil bacteria; ribosomal RNA; nitrate reductase; Zea mays; ribosomal DNA; phylogeny; corn; biological activity in soil; species diversity; genes; nucleotide sequences; France
- ... Microorganisms that use nitrate as an alternative terminal electron acceptor play an important role in the global nitrogen cycle. The diversity of the nitrate-reducing community in soil and the influence of the maize roots on the structure of this community were studied. The narG gene encoding the membrane bound nitrate reductase was selected as a functional marker for the nitrate-reducing communi ...
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