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Select the correct statement.

a)

Legumes are incapable of fixing nitrogen

b)

Legumes fix nitrogen  through bacteria living in fruits

c)

Legumes fix nitrogen only by bacteria present in root nodules

d)

None of the above


Question ID - 4188 | Toppr Answer

Select the correct statement.

a)

Legumes are incapable of fixing nitrogen

b)

Legumes fix nitrogen  through bacteria living in fruits

c)

Legumes fix nitrogen only by bacteria present in root nodules

d)

None of the above

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

The legumes (papilionacous plants) are itself incapable of nitrogen fixation. The Rhizobium bacteria are present symbiotically in the root nodules of these plants which have the capability of nitrogen fixation.



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