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nitrogen-fixing trees

Definition:
Trees that can convert atmospheric nitrogen into usable form through a symbiotic relationship with bacteria that live in root nodules; they have many uses in agroforestry including mulch, nitrogen fertilizer, food and fodder.
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  • nitrogen fixing trees
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/138382
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