legume inoculation

noun

Definition of legume inoculation

: the inoculation of legume seeds with a specific culture of bacteria that multiply in the roots of a legume plant forming nodules where the bacteria fix atmospheric nitrogen for the nutrition of the plant

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“Legume inoculation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legume%20inoculation. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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