Definition of Genus Rhizobium

1. Noun. The type genus of Rhizobiaceae; usually occur in the root nodules of legumes; can fix atmospheric oxygen.

Exact synonyms: Rhizobium
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Genus
Group relationships: Family Rhizobiaceae, Rhizobiaceae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Rhizobium

genus Reseda
genus Retama
genus Reticulitermes
genus Retrophyllum
genus Rhagoletis
genus Rhamnus
genus Rhapis
genus Rhea
genus Rheum
genus Rhexia
genus Rhincodon
genus Rhinoceros
genus Rhinonicteris
genus Rhinoptera
genus Rhipsalis
genus Rhizobium (current term)
genus Rhizoctinia
genus Rhizophora
genus Rhizopogon
genus Rhizopus
genus Rhodanthe
genus Rhododendron
genus Rhodosphaera
genus Rhodymenia
genus Rhus
genus Rhyacotriton
genus Rhynchoelaps
genus Rhyncostylis
genus Rhynia
genus Ribes

Literary usage of Genus Rhizobium

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1. Safety Considerations for Biotechnology: Scale-Up of Micro-Organisms As by Environment Directorate (1995)
"Rhizobia are distinguished by their rate of growth in culture; the fast growing genus Rhizobium (generation time < 6 hours) is comprised of R leguminosarum, ..."

2. National Institutes of Health Bulletin by National Institutes of Health (U.S.) (1920)
"... nitrates to nitrites, and in part also further to ammonia; assimilate atmospheric nitrogen. Renames the genus Rhizobium. Includes R. beijerinckii and R. ..."

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