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agrobacteria

[ag-roh-bak-teer-ee-uh] /ˌæg roʊ bækˈtɪər i ə/
plural noun, singular agrobacterium
[ag-roh-bak-teer-ee-uh m] /ˌæg roʊ bækˈtɪər i əm/ (Show IPA).
Bacteriology
1.
short rod-shaped aerobic bacteria of the genus Agrobacterium, that cause plant diseases, as crown gall.
Origin
< New Latin; see agro-, bacteria
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  • Such transfer creates virulent strains from previously avirulent agrobacteria.

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