Table 1.

Strains used in this study

StrainOther designationaReference or sourceEcology
Rhizosphere strains
 AUS 13LMG 19240 15Continuous wheat plot (Kapunda, Australia)
 AUS 26 LMG 19247 15 Continuous wheat plot (Kapunda, Australia)
 AUS 27 LMG 19238 15 Continuous wheat plot (Kapunda, Australia)
 AUS 30 LMG 19245 15 Continuous wheat plot (Kapunda, Australia)
 AUS 12 LMG 19243 15Wheat pasture rotation (Kapunda, Australia)
 AUS 29 LMG 19246 15 Wheat pasture rotation (Kapunda, Australia)
 AUS 31 LMG 19244 15 Wheat pasture rotation (Kapunda, Australia)
 AUS 32 LMG 19248 15 Wheat pasture rotation (Kapunda, Australia)
 AUS 34 LMG 19242 15 Wheat pasture rotation (Kapunda, Australia)
 AUS 36 LMG 19239 15 Wheat pasture rotation (Kapunda, Australia)
 AUS 37 LMG 19241 15Wheat pasture rotation (Kapunda, Australia)
 C3B1M R-1337115 Maize rhizosphere (Côte Saint André, France)
 m32 R-13369 15 Maize rhizosphere (Côte Saint André, France)
 m35b R-13370 15 Maize rhizosphere (Côte Saint André, France)
Endophytes
 WS11.7 LMG 19232K. Ophel-Keller Wheat shoot endophyte (Kapunda, Australia)
 WS9.1 LMG 19231K. Ophel-Keller Wheat shoot endophyte (Kapunda, Australia)
 WR2.5 LMG 19237K. Ophel-Keller Wheat root endophyte (Kapunda, Australia)
 WR2.6 LMG 19230K. Ophel-Keller Wheat root endophyte (Kapunda, Australia)
 LS2.4 LMG 19233K. Ophel-Keller Lupine shoot endophyte (Kapunda, Australia)
 LS12.9 LMG 19234K. Ophel-Keller Lupine shoot endophyte (Kapunda, Australia)
 LR1.4 LMG 19235K. Ophel Keller Lupine root endophyte (Kapunda, Australia)
 LR14.9 LMG 19236K. Ophel-Keller Lupine root endophyte (Kapunda, Australia)
Clinical isolates
 1–36 R-9061 C. SegondsCystic fibrosis patient (Clermont-Ferrand, France)
 751R-11750 C. Segonds Non-cystic fibrosis hemoculture, (Bordeaux, France)
Reference strains
B. cepacia (I)bATCC 25416Tc1 Onion sour skin
B. cepacia (I) LMG 6964Haywood, 1965 Tomato
B. multivorans (II) 1–45 11 Cystic fibrosis patient (France)
B. cepacia (III) LMG 13053 3Cystic fibrosis sputum (Belgium)
B. cepacia (III)LMG 16661 13 Cystic fibrosis sputum (United Kingdom)
B. cepacia (III) LMG 12614 13 Cystic fibrosis sputum (United Kingdom)
B. cepacia (III)LMG 12615 13 Cystic fibrosis sputum (United Kingdom)
B. cepacia (III) LMG 16659 13 Cystic fibrosis sputum (United Kingdom)
B. cepacia (III)LMG 6988 Leg wound, (Sweden, 1972)
B. vietnamiensis (V) LMG 10929T5 Rice rhizosphere
B. pyrrociniaATCC 15958T7 Soil
B. graminisATCC 700544T15 Maize rhizosphere
  • a ATCC, American Type Culture Collection, Manassas, Va.; LMG, Culture Collection, Laboratory of Microbiology, State University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium.

  • b The roman numerals in parentheses indicate genomovars.

  • c T = type strain.