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Rhizobium rhizogenes
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Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall)

Summary

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  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Rhizobium rhizogenes
  • Preferred Common Name
  • gall
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  • Domain: Bacteria
  •   Phylum: Proteobacteria
  •     Class: Alphaproteobacteria
  •       Order: Rhizobiales
  •         Family: Rhizobiaceae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Rhizobium rhizogenes (Riker et al. 1930) Young et al. 2001

Preferred Common Name

  • gall

Other Scientific Names

  • Agrobacterium biovar 2 (Riker et al., 1930) Conn 1942
  • Agrobacterium radiobacter Beijerinck & Van Delden 1902) Kerr et al., 1978
  • Agrobacterium rhizogenes (Riker et al. 1930) Conn 1942
  • Agrobacterium rhizogenes (Riker et al.) Conn 1942
  • Agrobacterium tumefaciens biotype 2
  • Agrobacterium tumefaciens biovar 2
  • Bacterium rhizogenes Riker et al. 1930
  • Erwinia rhizogenes (Riker et al. 1930) Dowson 1957
  • Phytomonas rhizogenes Riker et al. 1930

International Common Names

  • English: bacterial gall; bacterial stem gall; beet crown gall; burr knot; crown gall; crown gall: beet; crown gall: Rosaceae; crown knot; hairy root of apple; root gall; root knot; Rosaceae crown gall
  • Spanish: agalla de la corona; agalla de la corona de los frutales; agalla del cuello
  • French: broussin de la vigne; galle du collet; tumeur du collet

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Mauke: Weinrebe; Wurzelkrebs: Obstgehoelze; Wurzelkrebs: Rosen; Wurzelkropf

EPPO code

  • AGRBRH (Agrobacterium rhizogenes)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Bacteria
  •     Phylum: Proteobacteria
  •         Class: Alphaproteobacteria
  •             Order: Rhizobiales
  •                 Family: Rhizobiaceae
  •                     Genus: Rhizobium
  •                         Species: Rhizobium rhizogenes

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

ChinaRestricted distributionMa et al., 1995
-HenanPresentBradbury, 1986
-HunanPresentDai and Gao, 1993
IndonesiaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-SumatraPresentSuharti, 1976
JapanWidespreadOhta and Nishiyama, 1984; Sawada et al., 1990; EPPO, 2014
MalaysiaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-SabahPresentBradbury, 1986
TaiwanPresentHsieh, 1980; Bradbury, 1986

Africa

AlgeriaRestricted distributionBouzar et al., 1991
MalawiPresentBradbury, 1986
South AfricaRestricted distributionLoubser, 1978
Spain
-Canary IslandsPresentBradbury, 1986

North America

CanadaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-AlbertaPresentBradbury, 1986; Utkhede, 1992
-British ColumbiaPresentBradbury, 1986; Utkhede and Smith, 1993
-ManitobaPresentBradbury, 1986
-OntarioPresentDhanvantari, 1983; Bradbury, 1986
-Prince Edward IslandPresentBradbury, 1986
-QuebecPresentBradbury, 1986
-SaskatchewanPresentBradbury, 1986
USARestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
-CaliforniaPresentBradbury, 1986; EPPO, 2014
-ConnecticutPresentBradbury, 1986; EPPO, 2014
-District of ColumbiaPresentEPPO, 2014
-HawaiiPresentBradbury, 1986
-IdahoPresentBradbury, 1986; EPPO, 2014
-MarylandPresentBradbury, 1986; EPPO, 2014
-New YorkPresentBradbury, 1986; EPPO, 2014
-PennsylvaniaPresentBradbury, 1986; EPPO, 2014
-TexasPresentBradbury, 1986; EPPO, 2014

Central America and Caribbean

French West IndiesPresentBradbury, 1986

South America

BrazilPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-PernambucoPresentBradbury, 1986
-Sao PauloPresentBradbury, 1986
ColombiaRestricted distributionBradbury, 1986

Europe

BulgariaRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
EstoniaWidespreadBradbury, 1986
FranceWidespreadEPPO, 2014
ItalyPresentEPPO, 2014
PortugalPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-AzoresPresentBradbury, 1986
Russian FederationPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-Central RussiaPresentBradbury, 1986
-SiberiaPresentBradbury, 1986
SpainPresentLopez et al., 2008
UkrainePresentBradbury, 1986

Oceania

AustraliaRestricted distributionEPPO, 2014
-New South WalesPresentBradbury, 1986
-QueenslandPresentBradbury, 1986
-South AustraliaPresentBradbury, 1986
-TasmaniaPresentBradbury, 1986
-VictoriaPresentBradbury, 1986; EPPO, 2014
-Western AustraliaPresentBradbury, 1986; EPPO, 2014

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Roots / galls along length
Roots / galls at junction with stem
Roots / hairy root
Stems / galls

References

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