Azotobacter of the Konza Prairie

TitleAzotobacter of the Konza Prairie
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Publication1973
AuthorsHarris, JO
EditorHulbert, LC
Pagination53 -54
PublisherDivision of Biology Kansas State University
Conference LocationManhattan, KS
Accession NumberKNZ0018
KeywordsAzotobacter, prairie

A preliminary study of occurrence of Azotobacter chroococcum was made on Konza Prairie Research Natural Area, Geary County, Kansas, an area of native bluestem prairie, as a beginning of a study of nitrogen relationships in bluestem prairie. Azotobacter was abundant in soils near neutrality, and decreased in accundance with increasing acidity, being absent at pH values of 5.80 and below