Characterization of a new Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain from alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)


Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain 1D1609 is reported here as the first field isolate from alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). Unlike well-characterized A. tumefaciens strains such as C58 and Ach5, strain 1D1609 is highly virulent on alfalfa and has a distinctive host range. Interestingly, strain 1D1609 is naturally resistant to kanamycin and spectinomycin. The Ti… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002030050586

4 Figures and Tables


  • Presentations referencing similar topics