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Table 4 Retention of the antibiotic resistance marker after plant passage.

From: Assessing the suitability of antibiotic resistance markers and the indirect ELISA technique for studying the competitive ability of selected Cyclopia Vent. rhizobia under glasshouse and field conditions in South Africa

Marked Strain Number of isolates tested Number able to grow on YMA + antibiotics % retention of antibiotic resistance
UCT40aMkd 1 25 23 92
UCT40aMkd2 25 25 100
UCT44bMkd 1 20 20 100
UCT44bMkd 2 21 17 81
UCT44bMkd 3 19 16 84
UCT61aMkd 1 15 0 0
UCT61aMkd 2 14 0 0
UCT61aMkd 3 13 13 100
PPRICI3Mkd 1 19 19 100
PPRICI3Mkd 2 19 19 100
PPRICI3Mkd3 20 20 100