Legumes and Nitrogen Fixation

Useful resources for legume growers

Has your inoculation worked this year? Do you need to inoculate in future?

Assessing nodulation is easy to do and doesn’t take a lot of time. New fact sheets are being developed to guide growers about the method, tips on what adequate nodulation looks like, and troubleshooting poor nodulation.

Towards solving the problem of poor nodulation of beans on acid soils

Improving the nodulation of broad bean / faba bean on acid soils (field trials 2015)

Nitrogen management on farm and the economic benefits of inoculation


Independent information on products and formulations


Project team

Dr Maarten Ryder

Senior Extension Officer

Dr Matthew Denton

Senior Lecturer, Agronomy