Advances in Agronomy, Vol. 27 by N.C. Brady (Ed.)

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Glucanase activity in aggregates was assayed in the presence of toluene; laminarin was used as substrate. These experiments were not conducted with the aim to demonstrate directly the occurrence of p-lY3-glucanasein the soil. It seems probable that p-1,3-glucanase is produced in soil in localized zones near fungal mate- ENZYMES ACCUMULATED IN SOIL 33 rial which is being colonized by lytic microorganisms, and p-1,3-glucanase accumulation should take place in these zones. 10. Hydrolysis of Inulin Hydrolysis of inulin was found in toluene-treated soil and peat samples (Hoffmann, 1959; Kiss and PCterfi, 1961a).

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