Root nodules

lee hadden hadden at wingate.edu
Fri Oct 5 08:38:34 EST 2001


Kathy--

I just dig up clover plants from the lawn outside the science building and
get more than enough nodules for the class to observe.  They're always
available, I don't have to inoculate them, and I am spared the problem of
"timing" their growth from seed.

Lee Hadden
Wingate University

Kathleen Pelkki wrote:

> Hi, all!
>
> I've been trying to grow clover, soybean, etc. to show root nodules to
> students without success.  Can anyone recommend a plant that does well
> and what is the amount of time needed to grow these plants from seeds in
> order to see root nodules?  I've been using the rhizobium innoculum from
> Carolina Biological... it's a black dust.
>
> Thanks!
> Kathy Pelkki
> pelkki at svsu.edu
>
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