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University of California - Santa Barbara

Soybean Stem, Leaves, Bean Pods, and Roots

Caption: Pictured are soybean stem, leaves, bean pods, and roots. The roots contain nodules where bacteria accumulate and convert atmospheric nitrogen into ammonium, which fertilizes the plant.

Credit: Patricia Holden

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