Species Bradyrhizobium mercantei

Name: Bradyrhizobium mercantei Helene et al. 2017

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: mer.can’te.i N.L. gen. masc. n. mercantei, of Mercante, named after Dr Fábio Martins Mercante (1963-2016), an enthusiastic Brazilian microbiologist who made a remarkable contribution to biological nitrogen fixation technology

Type strains: BR 6010; CNPSo 1165; LMG 30031; SEMIA 6399; U675

16S rRNA gene: FJ025102 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Helene LCF, Delamuta JRM, Ribeiro RA, Hungria M. Bradyrhizobium mercantei sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing symbiont isolated from nodules of Deguelia costata (syn. Lonchocarpus costatus). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1827-1834.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3137-3139.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Bradyrhizobium Jordan 1982

Assigned by: Helene LCF, Delamuta JRM, Ribeiro RA, Hungria M. Bradyrhizobium mercantei sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing symbiont isolated from nodules of Deguelia costata (syn. Lonchocarpus costatus). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1827-1834.

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