Rhizobium gallicum

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Rhizobium gallicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alpha Proteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Rhizobiaceae
Genus: Rhizobium
Species: R. gallicum
Binomial name
Rhizobium gallicum
Amarger et al. 1997

R. g. sv. phaseoli

Rhizobium gallicum is a Gram negative root nodule bacteria. It forms nitrogen-fixing root nodules on legumes, being first isolated from those of Phaseolus vulgaris.[1][2]


  1. ^ Mhamdi, R (2002). "Different species and symbiotic genotypes of field rhizobia can nodulate Phaseolus vulgaris in Tunisian soils". FEMS Microbiology Ecology 41 (1): 77–84. doi:10.1016/S0168-6496(02)00264-7. ISSN 0168-6496. 
  2. ^ Amarger, N.; Macheret, V.; Laguerre, G. (1997). "Rhizobium gallicum sp. nov. and Rhizobium giardinii sp. nov., from Phaseolus vulgaris Nodules". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 47 (4): 996–1006. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-4-996. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 9336898. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Silva, C.; Vinuesa, P.; Eguiarte, L. E.; Martinez-Romero, E.; Souza, V. (2003). "Rhizobium etli and Rhizobium gallicum Nodulate Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) in a Traditionally Managed Milpa Plot in Mexico: Population Genetics and Biogeographic Implications". Applied and EnvironmentalMicrobiology 69 (2): 884–893. doi:10.1128/AEM.69.2.884-893.2003. ISSN 0099-2240. 
  • Sassi-AYDI, Sameh; Aydi, Samir; Abdelly, Chedly (2012). "Inoculation with the nativeRhizobium gallicum8a3 improves osmotic stress tolerance in common bean drought-sensitive cultivar". Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science 62 (2): 179–187. doi:10.1080/09064710.2011.597425. ISSN 0906-4710. 
  • Mnasri, Bacem; Tajini, Fatma; Trabelsi, Mustapha; Aouani, MohamedElarbi; Mhamdi, Ridha (2007). "Rhizobium gallicum as an efficient symbiont for bean cultivation". Agronomy for Sustainable Development 27 (4): 331–336. doi:10.1051/agro:2007024. ISSN 1774-0746. 
  • Shamseldin, Abdelaal; Werner, Dietrich (2006). "Presence of Rhizobium Etli bv. Phaseoli and Rhizobium Gallicum bv. Gallicum in Egyptian Soils". World Journal of Microbiology andBiotechnology 23 (2): 285–289. doi:10.1007/s11274-006-9204-7. ISSN 0959-3993. 
  • Velazquez, E.; Martinez-Romero, E.; Rodriguez-Navarro, D. N.; Trujillo, M. E.; Daza, A.; Mateos, P. F.; Martinez-Molina, E.; van Berkum, P. (2001). "Characterization of Rhizobial Isolates of Phaseolus vulgaris by Staircase Electrophoresis of Low-Molecular-Weight RNA". Applied and Environmental Microbiology 67 (2): 1008–1010. doi:10.1128/AEM.67.2.1008-1010.2001. ISSN 0099-2240. 

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