TABLE 1.

Genetic diversity of B. cereus and B. thuringiensis at the two sampling sites used in this study

SampleNo. of:Mean no. of alleles per locusGenetic diversity (H) ± SE
IsolatesETsAll isolatesETs
B. thuringiensis + B. cereus198713.440.350 ± 0.1090.373 ± 0.113
B. thuringiensis98272.890.283 ± 0.9700.353 ± 0.108
    Site F48132.560.196 ± 0.0880.315 ± 0.099
        BtF11031.220.042 ± 0.0420.111 ± 0.111
        BtF2961.890.231 ± 0.0770.296 ± 0.088
        BtF31041.670.153 ± 0.0720.296 ± 0.124
        BtF41031.330.067 ± 0.0330.222 ± 0.111
        BtF5931.220.068 ± 0.0470.148 ± 0.098
    Site S50152.330.311 ± 0.1000.368 ± 0.117
        BtS11041.440.148 ± 0.0750.222 ± 0.115
        BtS21052.000.291 ± 0.0950.411 ± 0.132
        BtS31011.0000
        BtS41031.560.163 ± 0.0550.370 ± 0.117
        BtS51051.560.168 ± 0.0800.244 ± 0.104
B. cereus100473.220.310 ± 0.1040.358 ± 0.110
    Site F50242.570.267 ± 0.1000.342 ± 0.107
        BcF11092.110.279 ± 0.1130.293 ± 0.117
        BcF21071.670.193 ± 0.1030.222 ± 0.115
        BcF31072.000.316 ± 0.1000.354 ± 0.107
        BcF41071.780.220 ± 0.0960.270 ± 0.112
        BcF51051.670.200 ± 0.0900.256 ± 0.109
    Site S50303.670.355 ± 0.0990.363 ± 0.108
        BcS11061.890.284 ± 0.1010.333 ± 0.116
        BcS21071.890.262 ± 0.0910.312 ± 0.109
        BcS31092.220.338 ± 0.1140.352 ± 0.118
        BcS410102.330.378 ± 0.0940.378 ± 0.094
        BcS51082.220.348 ± 0.1150.364 ± 0.119