A short list of reviews on the taxonomy, phylogeny and ecological diversity of alpha- and beta-rhizobia by Subcommittee authors.

  • Lindström, K. and  Young, J.P. (2011). International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Agrobacterium and Rhizobium: minutes of the meeting, 7 September 2010, Geneva, Switzerland. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2011 Dec;61(Pt 12):3089-93.
  • Gyaneshwar P, Hirsch AM, Moulin L, Chen WM, Elliott GN, Bontemps C, Estrada-de Los Santos P, Gross E, Dos Reis FB, Sprent JI, Young JP, James EK. (2011). Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2011 Nov;24(11):1276-88.
  • Vinuesa, P. 2010. Multilocus Sequence Analysis and Bacterial Species Phylogeny Estimation.Chapter 3, pg. 41-64, in A. Oren and R. T. Papke (ed.), Molecular Phylogeny of Microorganisms. Caister Academic Press, Norfolk, UK. Abstract. ISBN: 978-1-904455-67-7.
  • Martínez-Romero, E. (2009). Coevolution in Rhizobium-legume symbiosis? DNA Cell Biol. 2009 Aug;28(8):361-70.
  • Lindström, K. and  Young, J.P. (2008). International committee on systematics of prokaryotes; subcommittee on the taxonomy of agrobacterium and rhizobium: minutes of the meetings, 31 August 2008, Gent, Belgium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009 Apr;59(Pt 4):921-2.
  • Lindstrom, K. and M. E. Martinez-Romero (2005). "International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes; Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Agrobacterium and Rhizobium: Minutes of the meeting, 26 July 2004, Toulouse, France. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55(3):1383.
  • Willems, A. (2006). "The taxonomy of rhizobia: an overview." Plant and Soil 287: 3-14.
  • Zakhia, F. and P. de Lajudie (2006). "Modern bacterial taxonomy: techniques review--application to bacteria that nodulate leguminous plants (BNL)." Can J Microbiol 52(3): 169-181.
  • Sawada, H., L. D. Kuykendall, et al. (2003). "Changing concepts in the systematics of bacterial nitrogen-fixing legume symbionts. J Gen Appl Microbiol 49(3): 155-179.