Rhizobium galegae

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Rhizobium galegae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alpha Proteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Rhizobiaceae
Genus: Rhizobium
Species: R. galegae
Binomial name
Rhizobium galegae
Lindström 1989
Symbiovars[1]

R. galegae bv. officinalis
R. galegae bv. orientalis

Rhizobium galegae is a Gram negative root nodule bacteria.[2] It forms nitrogen-fixing root nodules on legumes in the genus Galega.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Radeva G, Jurgens G, Niemi M, Nick G, Suominen L, Lindström K. (2001). "Description of two biovars in the Rhizobium galegae species: biovar orientalis and biovar officinalis". Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 24 (2): 192–205. doi:10.1078/0723-2020-00029. PMID 11518322. 
  2. ^ Lindstrom, K. (1989). "Rhizobium galegae, a New Species of Legume Root Nodule Bacteria". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 39 (3): 365–367. doi:10.1099/00207713-39-3-365. ISSN 0020-7713.