Table 1

Strains and plasmids used in this study, sampling sites, and relevant characteristics

Strain or plasmidGeographical origin (province in Thailand)Relevant characteristic(s)Source or reference
Strains
    Bradyrhizobium sp.
        SUTN1-2PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN1-3PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN1-4PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN1-6PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN1-7PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN1-8PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN1-9PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN1-12PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN1-13PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN2-1PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN2-2PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN2-3PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN2-4PitsanulokA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN3-1UttraditA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN4-1UttraditA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN4-3UttraditA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN5-1UttraditA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN5-3UttraditA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN5-5UttraditA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN5-6UttraditA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN6-1UttraditA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN6-2UttraditA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN7-1ChiangmaiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN7-2ChiangmaiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN8-2ChiangmaiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN8-3ChiangmaiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN9-1LampangA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN9-2LampangA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN9-3LampangA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN9-4LampangA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        SUTN9-5LampangA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        DOA1LopburiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        DOA2LopburiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        DOA3LopburiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        DOA4LopburiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        DOA6LopburiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        DOA7LopburiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        DOA8LopburiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        DOA9LopburiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        DOA10LopburiA. americana nodule isolateThis study
        DOA9GUSDOA9 marked with mTn5SSgusA20 (pCAM120); Smr SprThis study
        DOA9GFPDOA9 containing pBZ1; TcrThis study
        BTAi1Photosynthetic bacterium isolated from A. indica nodule10
        ORS278Photosynthetic bacterium isolated from A. sensitive nodule28
        ORS285Photosynthetic bacterium isolated from A. afraspera nodule28
    B. japonicum USDA110Wild type, soybean isolated19
    E. coli S17-1pro recA RP4-2(Tcs∷Mu) (Kms∷Tn7); Mob+38
Plasmids
    pEGFPExpression vector of GFPClontecha
    pRK404Broad-host-range vectors37
    pCAM120mTn5SSgusA20 in pUT/mini-Tn5S. Okazakib; 47
    pBZ1pRK404 containing HindIII/EcoRI fragment (gfp) from pEGFPThis study
  • a Clontech Laboratories, Inc., Mountain View, CA.

  • b Department of International Environmental and Agricultural Science, Graduate School of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan.