genus Agrobacterium


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Noun1.genus Agrobacterium - small motile bacterial rods that can reduce nitrates and cause galls on plant stemsgenus Agrobacterium - small motile bacterial rods that can reduce nitrates and cause galls on plant stems
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
family Rhizobiaceae, Rhizobiaceae - a small family of rod-shaped bacteria
Agrobacterium tumefaciens - the bacteria that produce crown gall disease in plants
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Proposal for rejection of Agrobacterium tumefaciens and revised descriptions for the genus Agrobacterium and for Agrobacterium radiobacter and Agrobacterium rhizogenes.
The 16S rRNA gene analysis indicated that the most efficient bacterial strains, SGB2, SWLC1 and SWLC2 had greater than 97% similarity to the genus Enterobacter, while the strain SWLH2 was almost similar to the genus Agrobacterium.
Strain SWLH2 belonged to family Rhizobiaceae and the highest degree of similarity was found with the genus Agrobacterium.