Sawada et al. 1993
Sawada H, Ieki H, Oyaizu H, Matsumoto S. Proposal for rejection of Agrobacterium tumefaciens and revised descriptions for the genus Agrobacterium and for Agrobacterium radiobacter and Agrobacterium rhizogenes. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:694-702. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by a proposal regarding the synonymy of the species.
This emendation was not found in the expected IJSEM notification list.
Zhang et al. 2014
Zhang L, Li X, Zhang F, Wang G. Genomic analysis of Agrobacterium radiobacter DSM 30147T and emended description of A. radiobacter (Beijerinck and van Delden 1902) Conn 1942 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Sawada et al. 1993. Stand Genomic Sci 2014; 9:574-584.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 21. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:7-10.
Hördt et al. 2020
Hördt A, García-López M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Göker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front. Microbiol. 2020; 11:468. Notes:
As of 2020-04-15 this emendation was not yet included in an IJSEM List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion.
According to Oggerin et al. (2009), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Beijerinckiafluminensis Döbereiner and Ruschel 1958 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Oggerin M, Arahal DR, Rubio V, Marin I. Identification of Beijerinckia fluminensis strains CIP 106281T and UQM 1685T as Rhizobium radiobacter strains, and proposal of Beijerinckia doebereinerae sp. nov. to accommodate Beijerinckia fluminensis LMG 2819. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2323-2328.
According to Sawada et al. (1993), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Agrobacteriumtumefaciens (Smith and Townsend 1907) Conn 1942 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Sawada H, Ieki H, Oyaizu H, Matsumoto S. Proposal for rejection of Agrobacterium tumefaciens and revised descriptions for the genus Agrobacterium and for Agrobacterium radiobacter and Agrobacterium rhizogenes. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:694-702.
Young et al. (2006) propose in a Request for an Opinion that Agrobacterium radiobacter has priority as the earlier heterotypic (subjective) synonym when it is united with Agrobacterium tumefaciens. The Judicial Commission affirmed the priority of Agrobacterium radiobacter (Opinion 94, Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes, IJSEM 64:3590-3592).Publication:
Anonymous. Judicial Opinion No. 94. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3590-3592.