Table 2

Bacterial isolates identified via predominant 16S rDNA DGGE bands from phyllosphere samples of citrus Valencia leaves incubated for 4.5 days in BIOLOG EcoPlates containing different carbon sources

Database match (GenBank accession no.)Sequence similarity, %Carbon sourceGenBank accession no.
Pseudomonas oleovorans (D84018)100Pyruvic acid methyl ester (B1) AF231488
Erwinia herbicola (AB004757)100d-Mannitol (D6) AF231489
Erwinia amylovora (AJ233410)98N-Acetyl-d-glucosamine (E6) band 1 AF231490
Erwinia amylovora (AJ233410)97N-Acetyl-d-glucosamine (E6) band 2 AF231491
Pseudomonas putida (D85993)100Glucose-1-phosphate (G6) AF231492
Acinetobacter haemolyticus (Z93436)100α-d-Lactose (H5) band 1 AF231493
Acinetobacter haemolyticus (Z93436)99α-d-Lactose (H5) band 2 AF231494
Erwinia herbicola (AB004757)97l-Asparagine (B8) AF231495
Erwinia rhapontici (U80206)98d-Galactonic acid γ-lactone (A11) AF231496
Enterobacter asburiae (AB004744)98d-Galacturonic acid (B7) AF231497
  • The two sequences obtained for Erwinia amylovora and Acinetobacter haemolyticus are assumed to represent different rDNA operons from the same bacteria.