EPPO Global Database

Agrobacterium tumefaciens(AGRBTU)

Code created in: 2001-02-01

Basic information
  • Preferred name: Agrobacterium tumefaciens
  • Authority: (Smith & Townsend) Conn


Sequenced in 2001.
One of the "top ten" bacteria in molecular plant pathology

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Achromobacter radiobacter (Beijerinck & van Delden) Bergey
Agrobacterium radiobacter subsp. tumefaciens (Beijerinck & van Delden) Conn
Agrobacterium radiobacter var. radiobacter (Beijerinck & van Delden) Conn
Alcaligenes radiobacter (Beijerinck & van Delden) Conn
Bacillus radiobacter Beijerinck & van Delden
Bacterium radiobacter Loehnis
Bacterium tumefaciens E.F.Smith & Townsend
Pseudomonas radiobacter (Beijerinck & van Delden) Bergey
Pseudomonas tumefaciens (Smith & Townsend) Duggar
Rhizobium radiobacter (Beijerinck & van Delden) Young, Kuykendall, Martinez-Romero, Kerr & Sawada

Common names
Name Language
bacterial gall English
bacterial gall English
crown gall English
hairy root of apple English
Mauke: Weinrebe German
Wurzelkrebs: Obstgehölze German
Wurzelkrebs: Rosen German
Wurzelkropf German
broussin French
galle du collet French
tumeur du collet French
agalla de la corona de los frutales Spanish
agalla del cuello Spanish
galla del colletto Italian
radice capelluta Italian
kroongal Dutch
galha-da-coroa Portuguese
krongalla Swedish
корневой рак Russian