Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-10-1993

Publication Title

Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Abstract

Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA 110 and 61A152 can utilize the hydroxamate-type siderophores ferri- chrome and rhodotorulate, in addition to ferric citrate, to overcome iron starvation. These strains can also utilizethepyoverdin-typesiderophorepseudobactinSt3.Theabilitytoutilizeanotherorganism'ssiderophores may confer a selective advantage in the rhizosphere.

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