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 bacterium. 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. ISSN 0168-6496. doi:10.1016/S0168-6496(02)00264-7. 
  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. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 9336898. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-4-996. 

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