Pseudomonas blatchfordae

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Pseudomonas blatchfordae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Species: P. blatchfordae
Binomial name
Pseudomonas blatchfordae
Blatchford and Schuster 1980
Type strain
CFBP 3280

NCPPB 3374

Pseudomonas blatchfordae is a Gram-negative soil bacteria isolated from tomato pith necrosis[1] and the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). It is not a validly recognized species. Based on 16S rRNA analysis, it falls within the P. fluorescens group.[2]


  1. ^ Sutra; Siverio, F; Lopez, MM; Hunault, G; Bollet, C; Gardan, L; et al. (Oct 1997). "Taxonomy of Pseudomonas Strains Isolated from Tomato Pith Necrosis: Emended Description of Pseudomonas corrugata and Proposal of Three Unnamed Fluorescent Pseudomonas Genomospecies". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 47 (4): 1020–1033. PMID 9336901. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-4-1020. 
  2. ^ Achouak; Sutra, L; Heulin, T; Meyer, JM; Fromin, N; Degraeve, S; Christen, R; Gardan, L; et al. (Jan 2000). "Pseudomonas brassicacearum sp. nov. and Pseudomonas thivervalensis sp. nov., two root-associated bacteria isolated from Brassica napus and Arabidopsis thaliana". Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 50 (Part 1): 9–18. PMID 10826782. doi:10.1099/00207713-50-1-9.