Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA 110 and 61A152 can utilize the hydroxamate-type siderophores ferri- chrome and rhodotorulate, in addition to ferric citrate, to overcome iron starvation. These strains can also utilizethepyoverdin-typesiderophorepseudobactinSt3.Theabilitytoutilizeanotherorganism'ssiderophores may confer a selective advantage in the rhizosphere.
Plessner, Ora; Klapatch, Taryn; and Guerinot, Mary Lou, "Siderophore Utilization by Bradyrhizobium japonicum" (1993). Open Dartmouth: Faculty Open Access Articles. 501.