1 July 1998 Legumes May Be Symbiont-limited During Old-field Succession
Jennifer L. Larson, Evan Siemann
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We employed a bioassay using soybean seeds and native prairie bush clover (Lespedeza capitata) seeds to demonstrate that legumes may be rare throughout secondary succession in nitrogen-poor grasslands due to a lack of suitable rhizobia and consequently lower growth rates.

Jennifer L. Larson and Evan Siemann "Legumes May Be Symbiont-limited During Old-field Succession," The American Midland Naturalist 140(1), 90-95, (1 July 1998). https://doi.org/10.1674/0003-0031(1998)140[0090:LMBSLD]2.0.CO;2
Received: 1 April 1997; Accepted: 1 September 1997; Published: 1 July 1998
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