Agrobacterium radiobacter

Agrobacterium radiobacter

(ag″rō-bak-tēr′ē-ŭm rā″dē-ō-bak′tĕr) [L. fr. Gr.]
The former name of the bacterium now called Rhizobium radiobacter. It is a gram negative rod shaped bacterium. It is an opportunistic pathogen that is a rare cause of bacteremia, endocarditis, and peritonitis mostly in mostly in immunocompromised patients, and is a rare cause of urinary tract infection.
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Agrobacterium radiobacter k1026 is a biopesticide used to control the crown gall disease of fruits and trees and shrubs.
1989) studied the interaction between Laccaria laccata, Agrobacterium radiobacter and beech roots and reported that ECM fungi with associated bacterium enhanced the release and mobilization of P, K, Mg, and Fe from minerals and also enhanced plant growth.
Interactions between Laccaria laccata, Agrobacterium radiobacter and beech roots: influence on P, K, Mg and Fe mobilization from minerals and plant growth.
y/sex pathogens Reference 1 22/17 PA, PM (1) 2 17/M SA, PA, CA (3) 3 14/17 PA, AF, CA (3) 4 12/M PA, SM, (5) SA, AX 5 13/17 PA, SA, AF (5) 6 8/M PA (5) 7 10/M None (5) 8 18/M PA, SA, AF (5) 9 16/17 PA (4) 10 19/M PA (4) 11 17/17 PA, CA, AF (4) 12 20/F PA, SA, CA, (4) AF 13 17/17 PA, SA, (4) SM, CA, AF 14 35/M PA, SM, (4) SMA 15 17/17 CA This study 16 2/M SA, HI This study 17 21 /M PA, AF This study 18 15/M SA This study * BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage; ND, not determined; AR, Agrobacterium radiobacter, PA, Pseudomonas aeruginosa; PM, Proteus mirabilis; SP, Sphingomonas paucimobilis; SA, Staphylococcus aureus; CA, Candida albicans; AF, Aspergillus fumigatus; SM, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia; AX, Achromobacterxylosoxidans; SMA, Serratia marcescens; HI, Haemophilus influenzae.
Preventative pre-plant root dip in Agrobacterium radiobacter suspension is recommended to manage crown gall.