genus Rhizobium


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Noun1.genus Rhizobium - the type genus of Rhizobiaceae; usually occur in the root nodules of legumes; can fix atmospheric oxygen
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
family Rhizobiaceae, Rhizobiaceae - a small family of rod-shaped bacteria
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Although bacteria of the genus Rhizobium have their beneficial effects normally reported for BNF in nodule-forming Fabaceae species, they can also act as PGPR in other plant species, colonizing the rhizosphere region without, however, forming nodules.
* Bacteria of the genus Rhizobium can provide nitrogen to plants.
The four strains were affiliated with the genus Rhizobium. The ACO-R05, ACO-R19, ACO-R35, and ACO-R62 strains showed a 98.6% genetic similarity with Rhizobium radiobacter (Sawada et al., 1993).
Species of the genus Rhizobium were used in legume biofertilizers i.e., for mashbean, chickpea, mungbean, soybean (Glycine max L.), alfalfa, pea (Pisum sativum L.) and cowpea (V.
Claim: An inoculant for leguminous plants comprising a plurality of selected mutually non-inhibitive strains of different species of bacteria of the genus Rhizobium, said strains being unaffected by each other in respect to their ability to fix nitrogen in the leguminous plant for which they are specific.