How many of the following statements is/are correct?

(1) Both Rhizobium and Frankia are free-living in soil and can fix N2 only under symbiotic condition.

(2) Root nodules can be best observed before flowering

(3) The formation of root nodules takes place as a result of the division of cortical and pericycle cells.

(4) When Rhizobium is free living it is aerobic but when it is symbiont it becomes anaerobic to protect Mo-Fe protein. Options :

(1) 4

(2) 3

(3) 2

(4) 1

Subtopic:  Nitrogen metabolism |
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