Table 2

Nodulation assay of bean-nodulating strains.a

Strain

Relevant features

No nodules/plantb


CFN42

wild type R. etli

57.3 (31.0)

GR64

wild type bean-nodulating S. fredii

30.6 (5.3)

CFN2001-1

CFN2001/pSfr64b::Tn5mob

31.6 (13.1)

GR64-2

pSfr64a-, pSfr64b::Tn5mob

24 (7.4)

GR64-4

pSfr64a-, pSfr64b-

0

GMI9023/pSfr64b

GMI9023 with pSfr64b::Tn5mob

4.6 (3.2)

GMI9023/pSfr64a

GMI9023 with pSfr64a::Tn5-GDYN

0

GMI9023

wild type

0


a Average of three plants

b Standard deviation

Cervantes et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:149   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-149

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