Table 1.

Strains used

StrainaOther strain designationHost plant or originGeographical originbReference or sourceIGS PCR-RFLP groupingAFLP grouping
ORS 18LMG 15159 Alysicarpus ovalifolius Dakar Bel-Air (CS) 9 VIII17
ORS 23LMG 15161 Tephrosia villosa Dakar Bel-Air (CS) 9 VIII17
ORS 28LMG 15164 Indigofera tinctoria Mbour (CS) 9 I36
ORS 29LMG 15165 Indigofera tinctoria Mbour (CS) 9 I43
ORS 30LMG 15166 Indigofera hirsuta Dakar Bel-Air (CS) 9 I36
ORS 31LMG 15167 Indigofera tinctoria Pal (NS) 9 VIII17
ORS 84LMG 15174 Indigofera astragalina Payar (CS) 9 I37
ORS 85LMG 15175 Indigofera astragalina Payar (CS) 9 I47
ORS 86LMG 15176 Tephrosia purpurea Bourel (Ferlo, NS) 9 XIII40
ORS 87LMG 15177 Tephrosia purpurea Bourel (Ferlo, NS) 9 XIII40
ORS 88LMG 15178 Tephrosia purpurea Bourel (Ferlo, NS) 9 XIII40
ORS 89LMG 15179 Tephrosia purpurea Bourel (Ferlo, NS) 9 XIII34
ORS 90R-2196 Tephrosia sp. Bourel (Ferlo, NS) 9 XIII34
ORS 523R-2194 Indigofera senegalensis Dakar Bel-Air (CS) 9 VIIINDc
ORS 935LMG 15269 Rhynchosia minima Gueye Kadar (Ferlo, NS) 9 V20
ORS 936LMG 15270 Rhynchosia minima Gueye Kadar (Ferlo, NS) 9 V20
ORS 937LMG 15271 Rhynchosia minima Gueye Kadar (Ferlo, NS) 9 V20
ORS 938LMG 15272 Rhynchosia minima Gueye Kadar (Ferlo, NS) 9 V20
ORS 976R-2197 Indigofera senegalensis Gueye Kadar (Ferlo, NS) 9 V20
ORS 977LMG 15273 Indigofera senegalensis Gueye Kadar (Ferlo, NS) 9 V20
ORS 978LMG 15274 Indigofera senegalensis Gueye Kadar (Ferlo, NS) 9 V20
ORS 979LMG 15275 Indigofera senegalensis Gueye Kadar (Ferlo, NS) 9 VI46
ORS 980LMG 15276 Indigofera senegalensis Gueye Kadar (Ferlo, NS) 9 VI46
ORS 984LMG 15279 Indigofera senegalensis Mboumba (Ferlo, NS) 9 Sepd Sep
ORS 986LMG 15280 Indigofera senegalensis Mboumba (Ferlo, NS) 9 VI46
ORS 987LMG 15281 Indigofera senegalensis Mboumba (Ferlo, NS) 9 VI46
ORS 1216LMG 15300 Indigofera senegalensis Boki Namadi (Ferlo, NS) 9 NDSep
ORS 1217LMG 15301 Indigofera senegalensis Boki Namadi (Ferlo, NS) 9 VI46
ORS 1218R-2200 Indigofera senegalensis Boki Namadi (Ferlo, NS) 9 VI46
ORS 1219LMG 15302 Indigofera senegalensis Boki Namadi (Ferlo, NS) 9 VI46
ORS 1220LMG 15303 Indigofera senegalensis Boki Namadi (Ferlo, NS) 9 VI46
ORS 1228LMG 15304 Indigofera astragalina Payar (CS) 9 I47
ORS 1229LMG 15305 Indigofera astragalina Payar (CS) 9 I37
ORS 1810LMG 15242 Crotalaria lathyroı̈des Kabrousse (Casamance, SS) 9 SepSep
ORS 1811LMG 15243 Crotalaria goreensis Kabrousse (Casamance, SS) 9 SepSep
ORS 1812LMG 15365 Abrus stictosperma Fanghote (Casamance, SS) 9 XII42
ORS 1813LMG 15244 Crotalaria hyssopifolia Kabrousse (Casamance, SS) 9 XISep
ORS 1814LMG 15245 Crotalaria hyssopifolia Fanghote (Casamance, SS) 9 XI19
ORS 1815LMG 15246 Crotalaria hyssopifolia Fanghote (Casamance, SS) 9 SepSep
ORS 1816LMG 15247 Crotalaria hyssopifolia Fanghote (Casamance, SS) 9 I38
ORS 1817LMG 15366 Eriosema glomeratum Oukout (Casamance, SS) 9 SepSep
ORS 1818LMG 15248 Indigofera microcarpa Oukout (Casamance, SS) 9 SepSep
ORS 1819LMG 15249 Crotalaria retusa Kabrousse (Casamance, SS) 9 I38
ORS 1820LMG 15250 Indigofera hirsuta Fanghote (Casamance, SS) 9 I38
ORS 1823LMG 15367 Indigofera hirsuta Wouring (Niokolokoba, SS) 9 XI19
ORS 1824LMG 15253 Indigofera hirsuta Wouring (Niokolokoba, SS) 9 XI19
ORS 1826LMG 15255 Alysicarpus glumaceus Fanghote (Casamance, SS) 9 XI19
ORS 1827LMG 15256 Alysicarpus glumaceus Fanghote (Casamance, SS) 9 III44
ORS 1828LMG 15368 Alysicarpus ovalifolius Niokolokoba (SS) 9 V20
ORS 1831LMG 15369 Alysicarpus rugosus Fanghote (Casamance, SS) 9 IV45
ORS 1832LMG 15258 Bryaspis lupulina Kagnout (Casamance, SS) 9 VIII41
ORS 1836LMG 15261 Crotalaria glaucoı̈des Kaparang (Casamance, SS) 9 XI35
ORS 1838LMG 15263 Sesbania rostrata Kaolack (CS) 9 VIII41
ORS 1844LMG 15266 Chamaecrista sp.Karounate (Casamance, SS) 9 I38
ORS 1845LMG 15267 Moghania faginea Kaparang (Casamance, SS) 9 III44
ORS 1847LMG 15268 Zornia glochidiata Fanghote (Casamance, SS) 9 SepSep
ORS 1848LMG 15373 Indigofera hirsuta Kaparan (Casamance, SS) 9 Sep35
ORS 1849LMG 15374 Indigofera hirsuta Fanghote (Casamance, SS) 9 XI19
ORS 1894LMG 15696 Indigofera hirsuta Kolda (Casamance, SS) 9 I47
ORS 1896LMG 15697 Cassia absus Kolda (Casamance, SS) 9 IV45
ORS 1898LMG 15699 Tephrosia bracteolata Kolda (Casamance, SS) 9 I37
ORS 1899LMG 15700 Indigofera stenophylla Kolda (Casamance, SS) 9 I43
ORS 1903LMG 15702 Tephrosia villosa Kolda (Casamance, SS) 9 I37
ORS 1905LMG 15703 Tephrosia bracteolata Kolda (Casamance, SS) 9 I33
Bradyrhizobium sp. (Faidherbia)
 ORS 101LMG 10664 Faidherbia albida Senegal 10 V20
 ORS 103LMG 10665 Faidherbia albida Dakar Bel-Air (CS) 10 V20
 ORS 110LMG 10666 Faidherbia albida Louga (NS) 10 XIIISep
 ORS 112LMG 10668 Faidherbia albida Louga (NS) 10 XIII33
 ORS 117LMG 10673 Faidherbia albida Louga (NS) 10 XIII33
 ORS 121LMG 10677 Faidherbia albida Louga (NS) 10 XIV29
 ORS 130LMG 10686 Faidherbia albida Louga (NS) 10 XIV29
 ORS 133LMG 10689 Faidherbia albida Louga (NS) 10 XIIISep
 ORS 156LMG 11951 Faidherbia albida Djinaki, Senegal 10 ND19
 ORS 166LMG 10709 Faidherbia albida Casamance (SS) 10 X31
 ORS 162LMG 10705 Faidherbia albida Casamance (SS) 10 X31
 ORS 163LMG 10706 Faidherbia albida Oussouye (Casamance, SS) 10 X31
 ORS 170LMG 10713 Faidherbia albida Bayotte (Casamance, SS) 10 XII42
 ORS 174LMG 10717 Faidherbia albida Badiana (Casamance, SS) 10 XIII33
 ORS 180LMG 10719 Faidherbia albida North Senegal 10 ND37
 ORS 184LMG 10723 Faidherbia albida Keur Momar Sarr (Guiers Lake, NS) 10 SepSep
 ORS 187LMG 10726 Faidherbia albida Dagana (NS) 10 XI20
 ORS 188LMG 10727 Faidherbia albida Dagana (NS) 10 V20
Bradyrhizobium sp. (Aeschynomene)
 ORS 277LMG 12186 Aeschynomene sensitiva Elinkine (Casamance, SS) 25 SepSep
 ORS 278LMG 12187 Aeschynomene sensitiva Elinkine (Casamance, SS) 25 SepSep
 ORS 304LMG 8069 Aeschynomene elaphroxylon Guiers Lake (NS) 1 VIII17
 ORS 306LMG 8300 Aeschynomene indica Guiers Lake (NS) 1 XV28
 ORS 324LMG 8295 Aeschynomene afraspera Keur Maktar (NS) 25 XVI6
 ORS 347LMG 10298 Aeschynomene afraspera Tobor (Casamance, SS) 2 SepSep
 ORS 352LMG 15384 Aeschynomene afraspera Senegal 25 XVI6
 ORS 353LMG 15385 Aeschynomene afraspera Senegal 25 XVI6
 ORS 358LMG 10303 Aeschynomene nilotica 25 ND34
 BTAi1LMG 11795 Aeschynomene indica United States 25 XV28
Bradyrhizobium japonicum
 Bonnier 3.1LMG 4252 Glycine max II15
 Erdman 1BOa2LMG 4262 Albizia julibrissin NDSep
 Erdman 3c3a1LMG 4265 Ulex europaeus NDSep
 USDA 59LMG 4271 Glycine max North CarolinaII15
 Erdman 314a8LMG 4272 Pueraria lobata NDSep
 Erdman 316n10LMG 4274 Vigna unguiculata SepSep
 NZP 5533LMG 6136 Glycine max United StatesVII12
 NZP 5549T LMG 6138T Glycine max Japan 17 II15
 USDA 135LMG 8321 Glycine max IowaV20
 USDA 110 Glycine max FloridaVII12
Bradyrhizobium elkanii
 NZP 5531T LMG 6134T Glycine max Maryland 19 XI32
 NZP 5532LMG 6135 Glycine max Wisconsin 19 XI32
 USDA 61 Glycine max North CarolinaXIND
Bradyrhizobium liaoningense
 SFI 2281T LMG 18230T Glycine max China 42 IX16
 SFI 2062LMG 18231 Glycine max China 42 IX16
Bradyrhizobium sp.
 NZP 2314LMG 6129 Lotus pedunculatus Australia 26 ND39
 USDA 3002LMG 8888 Acacia decurens Brazil 26 SepSep
 BR 6011LMG 9514 Lonchocarpus costatus Brazil 26 NDSep
 BR 3606LMG 9959 Acacia mollissima Brazil 26 XISep
 BR 3621LMG 9966 Acacia mangium Espirito Santo, Brazil 26, 27 XI48
 BR 4406LMG 9980 Enterolobium ellipticum Benth.Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 26, 27 NDSep
 BR 8406LMG 10018 Dalbergia nigra Allem.Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 26, 27 ND48
 INPA 9ALMG 10029 Derrissp.Brazil 26 NDSep
 TAL 1127LMG 10295 Cajanus cajan ND36
 ORS 58LMG 10663 Dalbergia melanoxylon Senegal 9 ND17
 MAR 1505LMG 14304 Vigna unguiculata 34 NDSep
 MAR 1587LMG 14311 Arachis hypogaea 34 NDSep
 MSDJ 718 Lupinus luteus France 21 Sep39
  • a Original strain number, or as received. BR, strains from the CNPBS/EMBRAPA, Centro Nacional de Pesquisa em Biologia do Solo, Seropedica 23851, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil/Emprasa Brasiliera de Pesquisa Agropequaria; BCCM/LMG, Bacteria Collection, Laboratorium voor Microbiologie, Ghent, Belgium; MAR, Soil Productivity Research Laboratory, Marondera, Zimbabwe; MSDJ, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Microbiologie des Sols, Dijon, France; INPA, National Institute of Amazonia Research, Manaus, Brazil; NZP, Culture Collection of the Department for Scientific and Industrial Research, Biochemistry Division, Palmerston North, New Zealand; ORS, ORSTOM Collection, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, BP 1386, Dakar, Senegal; R-, Research collection of the Laboratorium voor Microbiologie, Ghent, Belgium; SFI, Soils and Fertilizers Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, People's Republic of China; TAL, Nitrogen Fixation in Tropical Agricultural Legumes (NifTAL), University of Hawaii, Paia; USDA, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Md.

  • b CS, central Senegal; NS, north Senegal; SS, south Senegal.

  • c ND, not determined.

  • d Sep, separate.