Journal article Open Access
von Beesten, Fabian; Miersch, Martin; Recknagel, Jürgen
The soybean, like all legume crops, hosts the nitrogen-fixing nodule bacteria. In soy, this is Bradyrhizobium japonicum that does not naturally occur in European soils. Careful seed or soil inoculation is required so that the developing plant root is colonised by this bacterium.