Bradyrhizobium canariense

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Bradyrhizobium canariense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Bradyrhizobiaceae
Genus: Bradyrhizobium
Species: B. canariense
Binomial name
Bradyrhizobium canariense
Vinuesa et al. 2005

Bradyrhizobium canariense is a species of legume-root nodulating, endosymbiont nitrogen-fixing bacterium. It is acid-tolerant and nodulates endemic genistoid legumes from the Canary Islands. The type strain is BTA-1T (=ATCC BAA-1002T =LMG 22265T =CFNE 1008T).[1]


  1. ^ Vinuesa, P. (2005). "Bradyrhizobium canariense sp. nov., an acid-tolerant endosymbiont that nodulates endemic genistoid legumes (Papilionoideae: Genisteae) from the Canary Islands, along with Bradyrhizobium japonicum bv. genistearum, Bradyrhizobium genospecies alpha and Bradyrhizobium genospecies beta". INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY 55 (2): 569–575. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63292-0. ISSN 1466-5026. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Appunu, C.; N'Zoue, A.; Laguerre, G. (2008). "Genetic Diversity of Native Bradyrhizobia Isolated from Soybeans (Glycine max L.) in Different Agricultural-Ecological-Climatic Regions of India". Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74 (19): 5991–5996. doi:10.1128/AEM.01320-08. ISSN 0099-2240. 
  • Newton, William E.; Werner, Dietrich (2005). Nitrogen Fixation in Agriculture, Forestry, Ecology, and the Environment (Nitrogen Fixation: Origins, Applications, and Research Progress). Berlin: Springer. ISBN 1-4020-3542-X. 
  • Stepkowski, T.; Hughes, C. E.; Law, I. J.; Markiewicz, L.; Gurda, D.; Chlebicka, A.; Moulin, L. (2007). "Diversification of Lupine Bradyrhizobium Strains: Evidence from Nodulation Gene Trees". Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73 (10): 3254–3264. doi:10.1128/AEM.02125-06. ISSN 0099-2240. 

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