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Table 4 Discrimination indices for Clavibacter typing methods

From: Multilocus Variable-Number-Tandem-Repeats Analysis (MLVA) distinguishes a clonal complex of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensisstrains isolated from recent outbreaks of bacterial wilt and canker in Belgium

Typing technique Hunter-Gaston diversity index Number of haplotypesb Number of polymorphic sitesb Number of sites % of polymorphic sites
gyrB 0.586b 10 47 440 10.7
dnaA 0.662b 12 87 675 12.9
Concatenated gyrB-dnaA 0.758b 17 134 1115 12.0
MLVA 0.800a 25 na na na
  1. aCalculated in discriminatory Power Calculator (http://insilico.ehu.es/mini_tools/discriminatory_power/) based on 56 Cmm strains.
  2. bCalculated in DnaSP v.5 [44] based on 56 Cmm strains.
  3. na- not applicable.