TABLE 2

Mutant characteristics and growth in the absence and presence of pathogen

StrainPure E. coliMixed lawnPure M. nematophilum
N2Wild typeDarDar
srf-2(yj262)SrfBusBus
srf-3(yj10)Srf, sl SkdBusBus
srf-5(ct115)Srf, sl GroBusBus
sur-2(e2706)Egl-cs, Hin-csBus (poor growth)Bus (poor growth)
egl-5(e2725)Egl, UncBusBus
bus-1(e2678)Wild typeBusBus
bus-2(e2687)Wild typeBusBus
bus-3(e2696)Sl UncBusBus
bus-4(e2693)Sl SmaBusBus
bus-5(e2701)Sl SkdBusBus/sl Dar
bus-6(e2728)Wild typeBusBus
bus-8(e2698)Sl SkdBus/v sl DarBus/sl Dar
bus-10(e2702)Wild typeBusBus
bus-12(e2740)Wild typeBus/sl DarBus/sl Dar
bus-13(e2710)Rare RupBus/v sl DarBus/sl Dar
bus-14(e2779)Wild typeBusBus/sl Dar
bus-15(e2709)Wild typeBusBus/sl Dar
bus-16(e2802)Skd, RupBusBus
bus-17(e2800)SkdBusBus
bus-18(e2795)Sma, Skd, Gro, RupBus/sl DarBus/sl Dar
  • Skd, skiddy; Gro, slow growth; sl, slight; v sl, very slight.