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Taxonomy and host specificity of the genus Agrobacterium

Arthur Robert Anderson

Taxonomy and host specificity of the genus Agrobacterium

by Arthur Robert Anderson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bacteriology, Agricultural.,
  • Agrobacterium.

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    Statementby Arthur Robert Anderson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14230216M

    Abstract. The taxonomy of rhizobia, bacteria capable of nodulating leguminous plants, has changed considerably over the last 20 years, with the original genus Rhizobium, a member of the alpha-Proteobacteria, now divided into several study of new geographically dispersed host plants, has been a source of many new species and is expected to yield many more. Sawada H, Ieki H, Oyaizu H and Matsumoto S Proposal for rejection of Agrobacterium tumefaciens and revised descriptions for the genus Agrobacterium and for Agrobacterium radiobacter and Agrobacterium rhi zogenes. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 43, – PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar.

    Biology of the Rhizobiaceae covers the genetics, molecular biology, agricultural, and morphological aspects of the rhizobia. The book discusses the taxonomy and identification of the Rhizobiaceae; the biology of Agrobacterium tumefaciens and the specific events in the disease cycle of crown gall; and the agricultural control of Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Agrobacterium tumefaciens (updated scientific name Rhizobium radiobacter, synonym Agrobacterium radiobacter) is the causal agent of crown gall disease (the formation of tumours) in over species of is a rod-shaped, Gram-negative soil bacterium. Symptoms are caused by the insertion of a small segment of DNA (known as the T-DNA, for 'transfer DNA', not to be confused with tRNA.

    Taxonomy or Plant Systematics, despite what people would have • Few horticulture books address a Key for correct identification • For example, the genus Fragaria (strawberry) has flowers with 5 petals, but occasionally an individual will display 6 petals, instead. . Agrobacterium tumefaciens (updated scientific name: Rhizobium radiobacter) [1] [2] is the causal agent of crown gall disease (the formation of tumours) in over species of is a rod shaped, Gram negative soil bacterium (Smith et al., ).Symptoms are caused by the insertion of a small segment of DNA (known as the T-DNA, for 'transfer DNA') into the plant cell, [3] which is.


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Taxonomy and host specificity of the genus Agrobacterium by Arthur Robert Anderson Download PDF EPUB FB2

When Agrobacterium strs., principally from the USA and isolated from 26 host spp. in 11 plant families, were inoculated on 11 known crown gall hosts none was pathogenic on all hosts tested. Of the pathogenic strs.

66% induced tumours or hairy root on of the hosts; 27 strs. (nonpathogenic on the initial 11 host spp.) were nonpathogenic on 3 additional host spp. and 3% of the pathogens Cited by:   The Agrobacterium taxonomy in the past century.

The genus Agrobacterium was created by Conn who included it within the family Rhizobiaceae together with the genus the 5th edition of the Bergey’s Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, the species included into the genus Agrobacterium were Agrobacterium radiobacter, Agrobacterium tumefaciens and Agrobacterium Cited by: 2.

A taxonomic proposal for the genus Agrobacterium is presented wherein two species would be recognized. All agrobacteria were inoculated to 11 known crown-gall hosts to determine their host range. The host specificity of all isolates varied greatly with no isolate infecting all host by: 3. Agrobacterium-mediated plant genetic transformation is a multistep process in which the bacterium delivers a specific DNA molecule from its own genome into the host-cell genome.

Much of the bacterium's unique and fascinating biology and a wide range of transformation protocols have been developed for an impressive number of plant species.

Introduction. The genus Agrobacterium includes both phytopathogenic (tumour- or hairy-roots inducing) and non-pathogenic soil-borne bacteria.

The taxonomy of bacteria belonging to Agrobacterium has been unclear for a long time. For many years, classification of species within this genus was based mostly on their phytopathogenic properties.

Abstract. The genesis of the genus Agrobacterium, a member of the family Rhizobiaceae (Buchanan and Gibbons, ), can be traced to the discovery by Smith and Townsend () of the causal agent of crown gall diseases of plants (now called Agrobacterium tumefaciens; Allen and Holding, ) and, some years earlier, by Beijerinck and van Delden () of the common nonphytopathogenic soil.

Traditionally, Agrobacterium spp. have been regarded as unique, predominantly soil-inhabiting, oncogenic plant pathogenic bacteria, thus justifying their inclusion in a single genus that encompassed species allocated according to the nature of symptoms produced.

Tumorigenic strains have been included in A. tumefaciens and rhizogenic strains in A. rhizogenes; each species having a wide host. Taxonomy has three components: classification, nomenclature and identification.

The classification of the genus Agrobacterium is well understood both at the infrageneric and suprageneric levels. Within the genus there are defined by genetic and phenotypic data, two major taxa, plus A. rubi represented by only three authentic strains.

Two further strains, NCPPB and NCPPBare. Abstract. We started this study several years ago, because knowledge of molecular biology of a bacterial genus was very fragmentary.

A number of questions needed an answer such as: What are the relationships (homology) between the genomes of the individual strains in a genus. how homogeneous or heterogeneous are the molecular weights and base compositions of the genome DNA. is a.

Numerical Taxonomic Analysis of Agrobacterium Article (PDF Available) in Journal of general microbiology 78(2) October with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Eleven Ceratothoa spp. demonstrate host specificity up to host genus or family level.

Amongst the hosts, members of the Sparidae are parasitised by 13 species of Ceratothoa, making it the host family with the highest diversity of parasites from this genus. In book: The Prokaryotes, pp Abstract.

IntroductionThe genus Agrobacterium is a group of Gram-negative soil bacteria found associated with plants. and others with narrow host. Polyphasic taxonomy of rhizobia: emendation of the genus Sinorhizobium and description of Sinorhizobium meliloti comb.

nov. Sinorhizobium saheli sp. nov. and Agrobacterium is a definable genus of the family Rhizobiaceae Multiple host-specificity loci of the broad host range Rhizobium sp.

NGR selected using the widely. The first feature of Linnaeus's taxonomy, which makes naming organisms uncomplicated, is the use of binomial nomenclature.

This naming system devises a scientific name for an organism based on two terms: The name of the organism's genus and the name of its species. Both of these terms are italicized and the genus name is capitalized when writing. 'Agrobacterium' is a comprehensive book on Agrobacterium research, including its history, application, basic biology discoveries, and effects on human society.

Pathogenic strains of the genus. difficult and controversial question of the taxonomy of two genera, Agrobacterium and Allorhizobium, within the family Rhizobiaceae. Over the past three decades this has become a recurrent issue and arises in part from the differentiation of the genus Agrobacterium from the genus Rhizobium as the group of nitrogen non-fixing species of.

Members of the genus Agrobacterium cause the neoplastic diseases crown gall, hairy root, and cane gall on numerous plant species. Extensive genetic analyses conducted in the s identified key bacterial genes involved in virulence.

During the past decade, however, genomic technologies have revealed numerous additional bacterial genes that more subtly influence transformation.

The genus Agrobacterium belonged to the family Rhizobiaceae [3] which has been included in the alpha-2 and Agrobacterium specific tests such as growth onA. pseudosugar and Rhizobium trifoli. He found that was observed in Agrobacterium of the host species tested, instead the formation of nodules show much variation in exo-polysaccharide.

Abstract. The genus Agrobacterium contains a group of plant-pathogenic bacteria that have been developed into an important tool for genetic transformation of eukaryotes. To further improve this biotechnology application, a better understanding of the natural genetic variation is critical.

During the process of isolation and characterization of wild-type strains, we found a novel strain (i.e. Bacterial taxonomy is the taxonomy, i.e. the rank-based classification, of bacteria. In the scientific classification established by Carl Linnaeus, each species has to be assigned to a genus (binary nomenclature), which in turn is a lower level of a hierarchy of ranks (family, suborder, order, subclass, class, division/phyla, kingdom and domain).

In the currently accepted classification of. The genus Agrobacterium, a group of mostly pathogenic bacteria, was placed among the beneficial nitrogen-fixing bacteria (rhizobia) in the family Rhizobiaceae.

That resulted in several taxonomic.For some years, a proposal to merge the whole genus Agrobacterium into Rhizobium [50] was accepted by some taxonomists, though by few in the wider scientific community, but the separate identity.Introduction.

The taxonomy and phylogeny of the genus Agrobacterium has proven to be complex and controversial. Bacteria of the genus Agrobacterium have been grouped into six species based on the disease phenotype associated, in part, with the resident disease-inducing plasmid.

Among those six species are Agrobacterium tumefaciens causing crown gall on dicotyledonous plants, stone fruit and.