Caballeronia is a genus of bacteria from the family of Burkholderiaceae[1] which has been reported to perform biological nitrogen fixation and promote plant growth[2][3][4][5]

Scientific classification

Dobritsa and Samadpour 2016[1]
Type species
Caballeronia glathei[1]

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Caballeronia comprises the following species:[1][6][7]


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  8. ^ Uroz S, Oger P (September 2017). "Caballeronia mineralivorans sp. nov., isolated from oak-Scleroderma citrinum mycorrhizosphere". Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 40 (6): 345–351. doi:10.1016/j.syapm.2017.05.005. PMID 28688535.