Pararhizobium giardinii

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Pararhizobium giardinii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alpha Proteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Rhizobiaceae
Genus: Pararhizobium
Species: P. giardinii
Binomial name
Pararhizobium giardinii
(Amarger et al. 1997) Mousavi et al. 2015 [1]
  • symbiovar phaseoli
  • Rhizobium giardinii Amarger et al. 1997

Pararhizobium giardinii is a Gram negative root nodule bacteria. It forms nitrogen-fixing root nodules on legumes, being first isolated from those of Phaseolus vulgaris.[2][3]


  1. ^ Mousavi SA, Willems A, Nesme X, de Lajudie P, Lindström K (2015). "Revised phylogeny of Rhizobiaceae: proposal of the delineation of Pararhizobium gen. nov., and 13 new species combinations". Syst Appl Microbiol. 38 (2): 84–90. PMID 25595870. doi:10.1016/j.syapm.2014.12.003. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ 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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