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Bromfield, Eden, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Contact Information:

960 Carling Ave
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6
Telephone: 613-759-1731
Fax: 613-759-1701
Email: eden.bromfield@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Soil bacteriology
  • Molecular phylogenetics
  • Bacterial population ecology, genetics and biodiversity
  • Economically important, beneficial plant-microbe associations

Current Projects:

  • Discovery, molecular and functional characterization of novel beneficial bacteria (biofertilizers) for sustainable agriculture and enhanced crop productivity
  • Biodiversity of naturally occurring symbiotic nitrogen fixing bacteria associated with soybeans and native legumes
  • Impact of agricultural practises on the dynamics and structure of populations of economically important soil bacteria

Research publications

2019

2017

2016

2015

  • Adam, Z., Chen, Q., Xu, R., Diange, A.E., Bromfield, E.S.P., and Tambong, J.T. (2015). "Draft Genome Sequence of Pseudomonas simiae Strain 2-36, an In Vitro Antagonist of Rhizoctonia solani and Gaeumannomyces graminis.", Genome Announcements, 3(1: e01534-14). doi : 10.1128/genomeA.01534-14

2014

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other science related publications

2017

  • Caetanie Tchagang, Renlin Xu , Eden Bromfield and James Tambong. (2017) Diversity and phylogeny of bacteria associated with corn roots inoculated with woodland soils in Canada, and description of Pseudomonas aylmerense sp. nov. 14th Symposium on Bacterial Genetics and Ecology, Aberdeen, Scotland, 4-8 June 2017
  • Eden Bromfield, Sylvie Cloutier, Catherine Robidas and Stephen Darbyshire (2017) Invasive Galega officianalis (Goat’s rue) plants in Canada form an association with the symbiotic bacterium, Neorhizobium galegae, from Eurasia. 14th Symposium on Bacterial Genetics and Ecology, Aberdeen, Scotland, 4-8 June 2017

2014

  • Darbyshire, S.J., Bromfield, E.S.P., Cloutier, S., and Robidas, C. (2014). "Symbiotic association with Neorhizobium galegae limits the dispersal of Galega officinalis (Goat’s Rue) in Canada.", 68th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Weed Science Society - Société canadienne de malherbologie, Montreal, QC, Canada, November 17-20, 2014, pp. 31. (Poster)
  • Tambong, J.T., Adam, Z., Lewis, C.T., Lévesque, C.A., Chen, W., Khan, I.U.H., Bromfield, E.S.P., and Xu, R. (2014). "Comparative genomics of Pantoeastewartii subspecies and development of a TaqManReal-Time PCR assay for specific detection of P. stewartii subsp.stewartii.", 13th International Conference of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria, Shanghai, China, June 8-13, 2014, pp. 34. (Abstract)

2009

  • Bromfield, E.S.P., Tambong, J.T., Cloutier, S., Prévost, D., Laguerre, G., van Berkum, P., Van Tran Thi, T., Assabgui, R., and Barran, L.R. (2009). "Novel bacterial genotypes isolated from nodules of Medicago sativa and Melilotus alba at a Canadian site without a history of legume cultivation.", 3rd Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS 2009), Gothenburg Convention Centre, Gothenburg, Sweden, June 28-July 2, 2009, pp. 451. (Abstract)
  • Tambong, J.T., Xu, R., and Bromfield, E.S.P. (2009). "Culture-Independent Analyses of Pseudomonas community structures in soils under Different Agricultural Regimes by DGGE and PCR-based Cloning.", 3rd Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS 2009), Gothenburg Convention Centre, Gothenburg, Sweden, June 28-July 2, 2009, pp. 553. (Abstract)
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