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Citation. Larson, J. L.; Siemann, E. 1998. Legumes may be symbiont-limited during old-field succession. American Midland Naturalist 140:90-95.   [1647  LTER]

Abstract. 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. Keywords:

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