Table 1

Analyses of population structure of Bradyrhizobium sampled from in situ nodules
(a) ITS region
A. strigosus A. heermannii L. arboreus L. bicolor
A. strigosus 6.6601 0.0422ns 0.5814* 0.4405*
A. heermannii 0.4506ns 13.1696 0.5459* 0.4126*
L. arboreus 24.6912* 23.4825* 26.2134 0.0058ns
L. bicolor 18.1281* 17.9398* 0.0078ns 35.922
(b) nifD locus
A. strigosus A. heermannii L. arboreus L. bicolor
A. strigosus 5.1895 -0.0040ns 0.5649* 0.6024*
A. heermannii -0.0217ns 7.4971 0.5830* 0.6223*
L. arboreus 21.6199* 22.0285* 25.1368 0.0406ns
L. bicolor 19.3541* 19.6343* 1.0162ns 17.0395

Significance, obtained from 1023 permutations: ns, not significant; *, p < 0.0001; significant values in boldface.

Sequence divergence (along diagonal), corrected between-population differences (below diagonal), and between-population Φst (above diagonal).

Ehinger et al.

Ehinger et al. BMC Ecology 2014 14:8   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-14-8

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