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nitrogen-fixing bacteria


any bacteria that combines nitrogen with oxygen or hydrogen to create compounds that is usable by plants (e.g. ammonia, nitrates)'s 21st Century Lexicon
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  • nitrogen-fixing bacteria also add to the stores of nitrogen compounds.

    The Enclosures in England Harriett Bradley
  • Such plants as are hosts for the nitrogen-fixing bacteria are planted early in the season.

    A Civic Biology George William Hunter

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