Diversity and specificity of Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viciae on wild and cultivated legumes

@article{Mutch2004DiversityAS,
  title={Diversity and specificity of Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viciae on wild and cultivated legumes},
  author={Lesley A. Mutch and J. Peter W. Young},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={13}
}
  • L. Mutch, J. Young
  • Published 1 August 2004
  • Biology, Environmental Science
  • Molecular Ecology
The symbiotic partnerships between legumes and their root‐nodule bacteria (rhizobia) vary widely in their degree of specificity, but the underlying reasons are not understood. To assess the potential for host‐range evolution, we have investigated microheterogeneity among the shared symbionts of a group of related legume species. Host specificity and genetic diversity were characterized for a soil population of Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viciae (Rlv) sampled using six wild Vicia and Lathyrus… 
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