Profile – Jean-Jacques Drevon

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Jean-Jacques Drevon

Job Title:

Research Director


Phone Number:

33 491 612332


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Jean-Jacques DREVON graduated as an Agronomist in the National Institute of Agronomy at Paris in 1976.
He worked with FAO in India and Africa in particular, before joining INRA in 1980.
He performed a pre-doc in Oregon State University (USA) with Harold Evans in 1981-82 and received his PhD in Plant and Microbial Physiology from Montpellier University in 1984.
He was invited as a visiting scientist in University of California Davis in 1986 with Don Phillips, and in Australian National University at Canberra in 1996 with David Day.
Coordinator of the FABAMED cooperative research group for legume nitrogen fixation in the Mediterranean basin in 1994-2004 with support of INRA and the European Community projects Fysame and Aquarhiz of INCOMED.
Director of the ECOSYSTEM Federative Research Institute at Montpellier in 2005-07.
Chief of the FABATROPIMED federative project of Agropolis in 2010-15
He is leading a research group on Energetic Metabolism and Environmental Physiology of the Rhizobial Symbiosis, with INRA-SupAgro-IRD-CIRAD at Agropolis Montpellier.

Research Areas:

  • Symbiotic nitrogen fixation ecophysiology

Current N-related Projects:

  • Fabatropimed
  • FTM strategy for legume ecosystemic services
  • ECOLEG workshop


(1) DREVON J.J. & DIABAYE A., (1981). Influence de facteurs bioédaphiques Rhizobium et nématodes, sur une chlorose de l’arachide en zone sahélo-soudanienne du Sénégal. Plant Soil, 62, 385-398.
(2) DREVON J.J., FRAZIER L., RUSSELL S.A. & EVANS H.J., (1982). Respiratory and nitrogenase activities of soybean nodules formed by hydrogen uptake negative (Hup-) mutant and revertant strains of Rhizobium japonicum characterized by protein patterns. Plant Physiol., 70, 1341-1346.
(3) DREVON J.J., TILLARD P. & SALSAC L., (1983). Influence de deux espèces de légumineuse, Vigna radiata et Vigna unguiculata, sur l’activité hydrogénase de Rhizobium “cowpea” souche CB 756. C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 296, III, 979-984.
(4) DREVON J.J. & SALSAC L., (1984). Relations entre le métabolisme de l’hydrogène et la fixation d’azote par les nodosités de légumineuses. Physiol. Vég., 22, 263-275.
(5) SALSAC L., DREVON J.J., ZENGBE M., CLEYET-MAREL J.C. & OBATON M., (1984). Energy requirement of symbiotic nitrogen fixation. Physiol. Vég., 22, 509-521.
(6) KALIA V.C. & DREVON J.J., (1985). Variation de l’activité nitrogénase (réduction de l’acétylène) pendant l’incubation in situ des nodosités de Glycine max (L.) Merr. C.R. Acad. Sc. Paris, 301, III, 591-596
(7) KALIA V.C., DREVON J.J. & SALSAC L., (1985). Nitrogenase and uptake hydrogenase activities of Rhizobium japonicum during the life cycle of Glycine max (L.) Merr. Plant Sci. Lett., 39, 17-24.
(8) KIMOU A., DREVON J.J. & SALSAC L., (1985). Effets de l’azote combiné sur l’efficacité relative apparente de la nitrogénase chez le Soja. Physiol. Vég., 23, 249-256.
(9) DREVON J.J., TILLARD P. & SALSAC L., (1986) Variations of the apparent relative efficiency of nitrogen fixation by soybean root-nodules. Physiol. Vég., 24, 339-346.
(10) THU V.T., DREVON J.J. & SALSAC L., (1986). Variations de l’activité nitrogénase des nodosités de soja inoculé avec une souche à croissance rapide de Rhizobium. Agronomie, 6, 175-179.
(11) DREVON J.J., HECKMANN M.O., KALIA V.C. & SALSAC L., (1986) Hydrogen, oxygen, nitrate and the energetics of nitrogenase activity in legume root nodules. Vorträge für Pflanzen Züchtung, 11, 224-232
(12) DREVON J.J., KALIA V.C., HECKMANN M.O. & SALSAC L., (1987). Influence of the B. japonicum hydrogenase on the growth of Glycine and Vigna species. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 53, 610-612.
(13) GAUDILLERE J.P., DREVON J.J., BERNOUD J.P., JARDINET N. & EUVRARD M., (1987). Influence of photon flux density and fluctuation on anatomical and physiological properties of soybean leaves. Photosynth. Res., 13, 81-89.
(14) HECKMANN M.O. & DREVON J.J., (1988). Effet du malate sur la réponse de l’activité nitrogénase des nodosités de soja à l’oxygène. C.R. Acad. Sc. Paris, 306, III, 559-564.
(15) DREVON J.J., KALIA V.C., HECKMANN M.O. & PEDELAHORE P., (1988). In situ open-flow assay of soybean root nodular acetylene reduction activity: influence of acetylene and oxygen. Plant Physiol. Biochem., 26, 73-78.
(16) GODFROY A., HECKMANN M.O., OLLAT N., PAYRE H. & DREVON J.J., (1988). Influence of oxygen, hydrogen and malate on symbiotic nitrogen fixation in soybean. Plant Physiol. Biochem., 26, 229.
(17) TILLARD P. & DREVON J.J., (1988). Nodulation and nitrogenase activity of chickpea cultivar INRA 199 inoculated with different strains of Rhizobium ciceri. Agronomie, 8,387-392.
(18) DREVON J.J., HECKMANN M.O., SOUSSANA J.F. & SALSAC L., (1988). Inhibition of nitrogen fixation by nitrate assimilation in legume-Rhizobium symbiosis. Plant Physiol. Biochem., 26, 197-203.
(19) KIMOU A. & DREVON J.J., (1989). Hydrogen metabolism and nitrogen fixation of soybean inoculated with different strains of Rhizobium spp. Biol. Fertil. Soils, 7, 259-262.
(20) HECKMANN M.O., DREVON J.J., SAGLIO P & SALSAC L., (1989). Effect of oxygen and malate on nitrate inhibition in soybean nodules. Plant Physiol., 90, 224-229.
(21) ARGILLIER C., DREVON J.J., ZENGBE M. & SALSAC L., (1989). Relation between nitrogenase activity and stem or xylem sap ureide content of soybean plants. Plant Sci. Lett., 61, 37-42.
(22) DELGADO M.J., DREVON J.J. & BEDMAR E.J., (1991). Denitrification by bacteroids of an uptake hydrogenase negative (Hup-) mutant and its isogenic Hup+ parental strain of Bradyrhizobium japonicum. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 77, 157-162
(23) DREVON J.J., GAUDILLERE J.P., BERNOUD J.P., JARDINET N. & EUVRARD M., (1991). Effect of photon flux density and fluctuation on nitrogenase activity in soybean. Agronomie, 11, 193-199.
(24) HERNANDEZ G. & DREVON J.J., (1991). In situ assay of acetylene reduction by Phaseolus vulgaris root nodules: influence of oxygen. J. Plant Physiol., 138, 587-591.
(25) GODFROY A. & DREVON J.J., (1991). Hydrogen effect on the nitrogenase (C2H2 reduction) response of soybean nodules to oxygen. J. Exp. Bot., 42, 1379-1385.
(26) SERRAJ R., DREVON J.J., OBATON M. et VIDAL A., (1992). Variation in nitrate tolerance of nitrogen fixation in soybean (Glycine max.) – Bradyrhizobium symbiosis. J. Plant Physiol., 140, 366-371.
(27) HERNANDEZ G., VASQUEZ H., TOSCANO V., SANCHEZ T., FRANCHI-ALFARO A, MENDEZ N. & DREVON J.J., (1993). Nodulation and growth of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) cultivars in hydroponic culture and in the field. Trop. Agric. (Trinidad), 70, 230-234.
(28) THI MANH C., DREVON J.J. & CHAMPIGNY M.L., (1993). Fixation d’azote par le soja vietnamien (Glycine max) cv DH4 inoculé par Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA 138 (G3). Agronomie, 13, 537-544.
(29) KIMOU A., OBATON M & DREVON J.J., (1993). Mesure de l’activité nitrate réductase durant le cycle cultural du soja (Glycine max L. Merr.). Répartition dans la plante et relation avec l’activité nitrogénase. Agronomie, 13, 845-852.
(30) SERRAJ R., ROY G. & DREVON J.J., (1994). Salt-stress induces a decrease in the oxygen uptake of soybean nodules and in their permeability to oxygen diffusion. Physiol. Plant., 91, 161-168.
(31) VIDAL R., GERBAUD A., VIDAL D. & DREVON J.J., (1995). Continuous exposure of nodulated-roots of soybean to acetylene inhibits in vivo nitrogenase activity (C2H2 reduction) and photosynthesis. J. Plant Physiol., 145, 201-208.
(32) SERRAJ R., FLEURAT-LESSARD P., JAILLARD B. & DREVON J.J., (1995). Structural changes in the inner-cortex cells of soybean root-nodules are induced by short-term exposures to high salt or oxygen concentrations. Plant Cell Environ., 18, 455-462.
(33) RIBET J. & DREVON J.J., (1995). Increase in permeability to oxygen and in oxygen uptake of soybean nodules under limiting phosphorus nutrition. Physiol. Plant., 94, 298-304.
(34) RIBET J. & DREVON J.J. (1995). Phosphorus deficiency increases the acetylene induced decline of nitrogenase activity in soybean (Glycine max L. Merr.) J. Exp. Bot., 46, 1479-1486.
(35) VIDAL R., GERBAUD A., VIDAL D. & DREVON J.J., (1995). A short-term decrease in nitrogenase activity (C2H2 reduction) is induced by exposure of soybean shoots to their CO2 compensation point. Plant Physiol., 108, 1455-1460.
(36) RIBET J. & DREVON J.J., (1996). The phosphorous requirement of N2-fixing and urea-fed Acacia mangium. New Phytol., 132, 383-390.
(37) VADEZ V., RODIER F, PAYRE H. & DREVON J.J., (1996). Nodule permeability to O2 and nitrogenase-linked respiration in bean genotypes varying in the tolerance of N2 fixation to P deficiency. Plant Physiol. Biochem., 34, 871-878
(38) VADEZ V., LASSO J.H., BECK D.P. & DREVON J.J., (1997). Utilization of the acetylene reduction assay to screen for tolerance of N2 fixation to limiting P nutrition in common bean. Physiol. Plant., 99, 227-232
(39) DREVON J.J. & HARTWIG U., (1997). Phosphorous deficiency increases the argon-induced decline of nodule nitrogenase activity in soybean and alfalfa. Planta, 201, 463-469
(40) MILLAR A. H., FINNEGAN P.M., WHELAN J., DREVON J.J. & DAY D.A., (1997) Expression and kinetics of the mitochondrial alternative oxidase in nitrogen-fixing nodules of soybean roots. Plant Cell Environ. 20, 1273-1282
(41) GIGOVA L. , PETROVA N., MIHAYLOVA O. & DREVON J.J., (1997) Characterization of rhizobia isolated from Onobrychis sativa. Microbios, 90, 137-150
(42) SERRAJ R., VASQUEZ-DIAZ H. & DREVON J.J., (1998) Effects of salt stress on nitrogen fixation, oxygen diffusion and ion distribution in nodules of soybean, common bean and alfalfa. J. Plant Nutr., 21, 475-488
(43) SERRAJ R. & DREVON J.J., (1998) Effects of salinity and nitrogen source on growth and nitrogen fixation in alfalfa. J. Plant Nutr., 21, 1805-1818
(44) SERRAJ R., FRANGNE N., MAESHIMA M., FLEURAT-LESSARD P. & DREVON J.J., (1998) A g-TIP cross-reacting protein is abundant in the cortex of soybean N2-fixing nodules. Planta, 201, 463-469
(45) VADEZ V., LASSO J.H., BECK D.P. & DREVON J.J., (1999) Variability of N2 fixation in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) under P deficiency is related to P use efficiency. Euphytica, 106, 231-242.
(46) Drevon J.J., Abdelly C., Amarger N., Aouani E.A., Aurag J., Gherbi H., Jebara M., Lluch C., payre h., Schump O., Soussi M., Sifi B. & Trabelsi M., (2001) An interdisciplinary research-strategy to improve symbiotic nitrogen fixation and yield of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) in salinized areas of the Mediterranean basin. J Biotech 91, 257-268.
(47) Jebara M., Drevon J.J. & Aouani E.A., (2001) Effects of hydroponic culture system and NaCl on interactions between common bean lines and native rhizobia from Tunisian soils. Agronomie, 21, 601-606.
(48) Saadallah K., Drevon J.J., Haji M. & Abdelly C., (2001) Genotypic variability for tolerance to salinity of N2-fixing common bean. Agronomie, 21:675-682.
(49) Serraj R., Vasquez-Diaz H., Hernandez G. & Drevon J.J., (2001) Genotypic differences in the short-term response of nitrogenase activity (C2H2 reduction) to salinity and oxygen in common bean. Agronomie, 21, 645-652.
(50) Vadez V. & Drevon J.J., (2001) Genotypic variability in P use efficiency for symbiotic N2 fixation in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Agronomie, 21, 691-699.
(51) Tang C., Hinsinger P., Drevon J.J. & Jaillard B., (2001) Phosphorus deficiency impairs early nodule functioning and enhances proton release in roots of Medicago truncatula L. Ann. Bot., 88, 131-138.
(52) Jebara M. & Drevon J.J., (2001) Genotypic variation in nodule permeability to oxygen diffusion in common bean. Agronomie, 21, 667-674.
(53) Saadallah K., Drevon J.J. & Abdelly C., (2001) Nodulation et croissance nodulaire chez le haricot sous contrainte saline. Agronomie, 21, 627-634.
(54) Tang C., Hinsinger P., Jaillard B., Rengel Z. & Drevon J.J., (2001) Effect of phosphorus deficiency on the growth, symbiotic N2 fixation and proton release by two bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) genotypes. Agronomie, 21, 683-689.
(55) Tang C., Drevon J.J., Jaillard B, Souche G. &, Hinsinger P., (2003) Proton release of two genotypes of bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) as affected by N nutrition and P deficiency. Plant Soil, 260, 59-68.
(56) SCHUMPP O., GHERBI H., ESCOUTE J., PAYRE H. & DREVON J.J., (2003) In situ hybridization of a radioactive RNA probe on resin-embedded legume root-nodule sections: a tool for observing gene expression in the rhizosphere ? Agronomie, 23, 1-6.
(57) Hinsinger P., Drevon J.J., Jaillard B., Souche G., Rengel Z. & Tang C., (2004) Phosphorus deficiency can affect the efflux of protons from root rhizosphere of legumes. Plant Soil (in press).
(58) AYDI S., Drevon J.J. & Abdelly C. (2004) Effect of salinity on nodule permeability to the oxygen diffusion in Medicago truncatula. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 42, 833-840.
(59) Schulze J & Drevon J.J., (2005) P-deficiency increases the O2 uptake per N2 reduced in alfalfa. J. Exp. Bot. 56, 1779-1784.
(60) GARCIA ALTUNAGA A., HERNANDEZ BARRUETA G., NOVIOLA MONTOYA A., HERRERO ECHEVARRIA G., MENDEZ PEREZ N. & Drevon J.J., (2005). Fuentes fosforicas de differente solubilidad para frijol commun evaluadas por metodo isotopico. Agronomia Mesoamericana,
(61) 16, 161-170.
(62) KROUMA A, Drevon J.J., ABDELLY C., (2005) Genotypic variation of N2-fixing common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) in response to iron deficiency. J. Plant Physiol.
(63) Rodino A.P., Santalla M., De Ron A.M. & Drevon J.J., (2005) Variability in symbiotic nitrogen fixation among white landraces of common bean from the Iberian peninsula. Symbiosis 40, 69-78.
(64) JEBARA M., AOUANI M. E., PAYRE H. & DREVON J.J., (2005) Nodule permeability varies among common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) genotypes under phosphorus deficiency. J. Plant Physiol. 162, 309-315.
(65) FLEURAT-LESSARD P., MAESHIMA M., MICHONNEAU P., DREVON J.J. & SERRAJ R., (2005) The distribution of aquaporin subtypes (PIP1, PIP2 and j-TIP) is tissue dependant in soybean (Glycine max.) root- nodules. Ann. Bot.
(66) JEBARA M., Salwa Jebara, PAYRE H., AOUANI M. E. & DREVON J.J., (2006). Influence of salinity and abscissic acid on the O2 uptake by N2-fixing nodules of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). Biologia Plantarum 50, 717-721.
(67) ZAMAN-ALLAH M., SIFI, B., L’TAIEF B., EL AOUNI M.H. & Drevon J.J., (2006). Rhizobial inoculation and P fertilization response in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) under glasshouse and field conditions. Experimental Agriculture 43, 1-10.
(68) FISCHINGER S., Drevon J.J., CLAASSEN N. & Schulze J. (2006). Nitrogen from senescing leaves of common bean is re-translocated to nodules and might be involved in a N-feedback regulation of nitrogen fixation. J. Plant Physiol. 163, 987-995.
(69) ZAMAN-ALLAH M., SIFI B., L’taief B., Aouani E.A. & DREVON J.J. (2007) Symbiotic response to low phosphorus supply in two common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) genotypes. Symbiosis 44, 109-113.
(70) L’taief B., SIFI B., ZAMAN-ALLAH M., DREVON J.J. & LACHAAL M., (2007) Effect of salinity on root-nodule permeability in the Cicer arietinum – Mesorhizobium ciceri symbiosis. J. Plant Physiol. 164, 1028-1036.
(71) KOUAS S, ALKAMA N., Abdelly C. & Drevon J.J., (2008) Proton efflux by nodulated-roots varies among common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) genotypes under phosphorus deficiency. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sc. 171, 242-248.
(72) Li H., Shen J., Zhang F., Clairotte M., Drevon J.J., Le Cadre E.& Hinsinger P., (2008) Dynamics of phosphorus fractions in the rhizosphere of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) and durum wheat (Triticum turgidum durum L.) grown in monocropping and intercropping systems. Plant Soil 312, 139-150.
(73) Araújo A.P., Plassard C. & Drevon J.J., (2008) Phosphatase and phytase activities in nodules of common bean genotypes at different levels of phosphorus supply. Plant Soil. 312, 129-138.
(74) TAJINI F., Drevon J.J., Lamouchi L., Aouani E.A. & TRABELSI M., (2008) Response of Common bean lines to inoculation: Comparison between the Rhizobium tropici CIAT899 and the native Rhizobium etli 12a3 and their persistence in Tunisian soils. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 24, 407- 417.
(75) Rodiño, A.P., Metral R., Guglielmi S. & Drevon J.J., (2008) Variation among common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) from Iberian peninsula for N2-dependent growth and phosphorus requirement Symbiosis 47, 161-174.
(76) Alkama N., Boulou Bi Bolou E. & Drevon J.J., (2009) Genotypic variability in P use efficiency for symbiotic nitrogen fixation is associated with variation of proton efflux in cowpea rhizosphere Soil Biol. Biochem. 141, 814-1823.
(77) TAJINI F., Suriyakup P., Vailhe H., Jansa J. & Drevon J.J., (2009) Assess suitability of hydroaeroponic culture to establish tripartite symbiosis between different AMF species, beans, and rhizobia. BMC Plant Biology 9, 73-81.
(78) KOUAS S., DEBEZ H., T SLATNI, LBIDI N., Drevon J.J. & Abdelly C., (2009) Root proliferation, proton efflux and acid phosphatase activity in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) under phosphorus shortage. J. Plant Biol. 52, 395-402.
(79) SUNGTHONGWISES K., POSS R. & Drevon J.J., (2009) Relation among growth, nodulation, P efficiency and proton efflux for annual legumes. Asian J. Plant Sci. 8, 335-343.
(80) KOUAS S., LOUCHE J., DEBEZ H., PLASSARD C., Drevon J.J. & Abdelly C., (2009) Effect of phosphorus deficiency on acid phosphatase and phytase activities in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) under nitrogen fixation. Symbiosis 47, 141-149.
(81) Jebara S., Drevon J.J. & Jebara M., (2010) Modulation of symbiotic efficiency and nodular antioxidant enzyme activities in two Phaseolus vulgaris genotypes under salinity Acta Physiol. Plant. 32, 925-932.
(82) García A., Nuviola A., Mosquera M., Chong D., DREVON J.J., (2010) Transferencia neta de iones fosfatos en suelo: determinación mediante cinética de intercambio isotópico. Nucleus (in press)
(83) BARGAZ A., DREVON J.J., OUFDOU K, MANDRI B, FAGHIRE M, & GHOULAM C., (2010) Nodule phosphorus requirement and O2 uptake in common bean genotypes under phosphorus deficiency. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B – Plant Soil Science 61, 602-611.
(84) Mohamed MAN. , G. Carlson, J. Schulze, J.J. Drevon, M. Ragab. (2010) Proton efflux in Medicago Trancatula as affected by phosphorus nutrition and nitrogen fixation by Sinorhizobium Meliloti Strain. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 6: 2010-2017
(85) ISAAC ME, HARMAND J.M., DREVON J.J., (2011) Growth and nitrogen acquisition strategies of Acacia senegal seedlings under exponential phosphorus additions. J. Plant Physiol. 168, 776-781.
(86) MOLINA C., Zaman-Allah M., Faheema K., Fatnassi N., Horres R., Rotter B., Steinhauer D., Drevon J.J., Winter P., Kahl G., (2011) The salt-responsive transcriptome of chickpea root and nodules via deep super SAGE. BMC Plant Biology 11, 31-57.
(87) TAJINI F., TRABELSI M., Drevon J.J., (2011) Co-inoculation with Glomus intraradices and Rhizobium tropici CIAT899 increases P use efficiency for N2 fixation in the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) under P deficiency in hydroaeroponic culture Symbiosis 53, 123-129
(88) BARGAZ A., MANDRI B, FAGHIRE M, & GHOULAM C. & DREVON J.J., (2011) The nodule permeability to O2 diffusion increases with high phosphorus content in the Phaseolus vulgaris – rhizobia symbiosis. Symbiosis 53, 157-164
(89) Rodiño A.P., De Ron A.M., LemaM. J., Pérez-Barbeito M., Drevon J.J. & Santalla M. (2011) Rhizobia-bean interaction under different environment in the northwest of Spain. Plant Soil 346, 349-361
(90) TAJINI F., Suriyakup P., Jansa J. & Drevon J.J., (2011) Assessing hydroaeroponic culture for the tripartite symbiosis of mungbean (Vigna radiata L.) with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and rhizobia. African J. Biotech. 10, 7409-7415
(91) Schulze J., Mohamed M.A.N., Carlsson G. & Drevon J.J., (2011) Phosphorus deficiency decreases nitrogenase activity but increases proton efflux in N2-fixing Medicago truncatula. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 10, 458-469..
(92) Drevon J.J., ALKAMA N., Araujo A.P., Beebe M., Blair M, ATTAR H., Jaillard B., Lopez A., Martinez-Romero E., Prodino P., Tajini F. & Zaman-Allah M. (2011) Nodular diagnosis for ecological engineering of the symbiotic nitrogen fixation with legumes. Proc. Environ. Sci. 9, 40-46.
(93) TAJINI F., TRABELSI M. & Drevon J.J., (2011) Combined inoculation with Glomus intraradices and Rhizobium tropici CIAT899 increases phosphorus use efficiency for symbiotic nitrogen fixation. Saudi J. Biol. Sci. 19, 157–163.
(94) Attar H.A., Zagloul A., Bargaz A. & Drevon J.J. (2011) Phosphorus efficiency for symbiotic N2 fixation of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) is affected by the form of phosphorus application in hydroaeroponic culture Int. J. Agri. Environ. Biotech. 4, 317-324.
(95) L’taief B., Sifi B., Zaman-Allah M., Horres R., Molina C., Beebe S., Winter P,. Kahl G, Lachaâl M & Drevon JJ, (2012) Genotypic variability for tolerance to salinity and phosphorus deficiency among N2-dependent recombinant inbred lines of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). African J. Microbiol. Res. 6, 4205-4213
(96) MANDRI B., DREVON J.J , OUFDOU K, PLASSARD C., PAYRE H., BARGAZ A. & GHOULAM C., (2012) Interactions between common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) genotypes and rhizobia strains isolated from Moroccan soils for growth, phosphatase and phytase activities under phosphorus deficiency conditions. J. Plant Nutr. 32, 1477-1490
(97) TAJINI F. & Drevon J.J. (2012). Effect of arbuscular mycorrhizas on P use efficiency for growth and N2 fixation in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Scientific Research and Essays, 7, 1681-1689
(98) Alkama N., Ounane G. & Drevon J.J., (2012). Is genotypic variation of H+ efflux under P deficiency linked with nodulated-root respiration of N2–fixing common-bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) ? J. Plant Physiol. 169, 1084-1089
(99) TAJINI F., TRABELSI M. & Drevon J.J., (2012). Arbuscular mycorrhizas by contact with mycorrhized Stylosanthes guianensis enhance P use efficiency for N2 fixation in the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). African J. Microbiol. Res. 6, 1297-1305
(100) Bargaz A., Ghoulam C., Amenc L., Lazali M., Faghire M., Abadie J. & Drevon J.J., (2012). A Phosphoenol pyruvate phosphatase gene transcript is induced in the root nodule cortex of Phaseolus vulgaris under P deficiency. J. Exp. Bot. 63, 4723-4730.
(101) TAJINI F., TRABELSI M. & Drevon J.J., (2012). Flamingo is a new common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) genotype with tolerance of symbiotic nitrogen fixation to moderate salinity. African J. Agri. Res. 7, 2016-2024
(102) Bargaz A., Faghire M., Abdi N., Farissi M., Sifi B., Drevon J.J., Cherkaoui M.I. & Ghoulam C., (2012) Low soil phosphorus availability increases acid phosphatases activities and affects P partitioning in nodules, seeds and rhizosphere of Phaseolus vulgaris-rhizobia symbiosis. Agriculture (in press).
(103) TAJINI F., TRABELSI M. & Drevon J.J., (2012). Comparison between the reference Rhizobium tropici CIAT899 and the native Rhizobium etli 12a3 for some nitrogen fixation parameters in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) under water stress. African J. Microbiol. Res. 6, 4058-4067.
(104) ATTAR H. A., BLAVET D., SELIM E. M., ABDELHAMID M. T. & Drevon J.J., (2012) Relationship between phosphorus status and nitrogen fixation by common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) under drip irrigation. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. 9, 1–13.
(105) TAJINI F. & Drevon J.J. (2012). Phosphorus use efficiency in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) as related to compatibility of association among arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and rhizobia. African J. Biotech. 6, 1297-1305
(106) TAJINI F., TRABELSI M. & Drevon J.J. (2012). Preliminary selection of potential genotypes of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Turkish J. Agri. Forest. (in press).
(107) Bargaz A., Faghire M., Farissi M., Drevon J.J. & Ghoulam C. (2013) Oxidative stress in the root nodules of Phaseolus vulgaris is induced under conditions of phosphorus deficiency. Acta Physiol Plant. 35, 1633-1644
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