[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Gail Gallessich
gail.g@ia.ucsb.edu
805-893-7220
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

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: UCSB scientists examine effects of manufactured nanoparticles on soybean crops


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]