Table 1.

Strain designations, number and sizes of replicons, and estimated genome sizes for organisms belonging to the family Rhizobiaceae

BacteriumStrain and originNo. of repliconsaSizes (kb) of repliconsbEstimated genome size (kb)Reference(s)
A. radiobacter bv. 1CFBP 2414T3 (2)3,000*, 2,100* (L), 6805,780This study
A. tumefaciens bv. 1ATCC 23308T4 (2)3,000*, 2,100* (L), 550, 2505,900This study
C58c4 (2)3000* 2100* (L), 550, 2505,9001
A. tumefaciens bv. 3 (vitis)CFBP 27214 (2)3,500*, 1,100*, 500, 250, 2005,550This study
CFPB 26074 (2)3,500*, 1,050*, 250, 1804,980This study
A. rhizogenes bv. 2ATCC 11325T4 (1)4,000*, 2,700, 285 (NS), 250 (NS)7,235This study
K84c4 (1)4,000*, 2,700, 365, 2007,265This study
A. rubiATCC 13335T4 (2)3,100*, 1,800* (L), 550, 2855,735This study
Rhizobium meliloti1021 and 2011c3 (1)3,500*, 1,700, 1,4006,60038and this study
Rhizobium frediiATCC 35423T3 (1)4,000*, 2,200, 4506,650This study
Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifoliiATCC 14480T4 (1)4,600*, 1,100, 650, 4506,800This study
Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. phaseoliATCC 14482T4 (NE)4,600, 1,100, 450, 2856,435This study
Bradyrhizobium japonicum1101 (1)8,700*8,70022
P. myrsinacearumATCC 43590T5 (1)3,500*, 680, 500, 365, 2855,330This study
  • a The numbers in parentheses are the numbers of replicons labeled by the 16S rRNA probe; NE, not examined.

  • b Asterisks indicate replicons labeled by 16S rRNA probe; L, linear replicon; NS, not shown.

  • c Strain from Laboratoire d’Ecologie Microbienne du Sol, Lyon, France.