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Noun1.Rhizobiaceae - a small family of rod-shaped bacteria
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
genus Rhizobium, Rhizobium - the type genus of Rhizobiaceae; usually occur in the root nodules of legumes; can fix atmospheric oxygen
Agrobacterium, genus Agrobacterium - small motile bacterial rods that can reduce nitrates and cause galls on plant stems
Eubacteriales, order Eubacteriales - one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram-positive spherical or rod-shaped forms; some are motile; in some classifications considered an order of Schizomycetes
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Agrobacterium is a definable genus of the family Rhizobiaceae.
More strikingly, it has recently been discovered that bacteria that do not belong to the Rhizobiaceae can induce nodules on legumes [5].
The alpha-protcobacteria associated families of Rhodobacteraceae, Phyllobacteriaceae, and Rhizobiaceae were also present in the Blowing Spring Cave soil samples.