Rhizobium means what ?

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Rhizobium is a genus of bacteria associated with the formation of root nodules on plants. These bacteria live in symbiosis with legumes. They take in nitrogen from the atmosphere and pass it on to the plant, allowing it to grow in soil with low nitrogen content. 

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A nitrogen - fixing bacterium that is common in the soil,especially in the root nodules of leguminous
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