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SIDEROPHORE PRODUCTION BY FAST AND SLOW GROWING GREENGRAM RHIZOBIA (BRADYRHIZOBIUM SP. VIGNA)

Alka Gupta, Murali Gopal· and K.V.B.R. Tilak
Division of Microbiology Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110 012, India

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ARCC5123
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Abstract
Under Iron-limiting conditions, many bacteria secrete ferric Iron-specific ligads,generically termed slderophores. to aid in the sequestering and transport of Iron.We report he're the production of siderophores by greengram rhizobia (Bradyrhizobiumsp. Vigna). Production of slderophores by rhizobia was detected via the chromeazurol S assay, a general test for slderophores which Is independent of slderophorestructure.
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