Enhancement by Inositol of the Nodulation of Isolated Bean Roots

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Science  23 Jan 1959:
Vol. 129, Issue 3343, pp. 211-212
DOI: 10.1126/science.129.3343.211


The percentage of isolated bean roots nodulated and the number of nodules per root were increased by the addition of mesoinositol to the agar medium into which the bases of bean roots were inserted. The following were without marked effect: glycine, thiamine, pyrodoxine, niacin, indoleacetic acid, gibberellic acid, kinetin, adenine, adenosinetriphosphate, biotin, riboflavin, calcium pantothenate, and folic acid.