Bacillus cereus Frankland and Frankland (ATCC® 53522)

Strain Designations: UW85  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations UW85
Application
Produces zwittermicin A
Biological control of Phytophthora megasperma
Isolation
Plant - alfalfa roots, Arlington Wisconsin, United States
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Comments
Enhancement of legume root nodulation
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor Wisconsin Alumni Res. Fndn.
Isolation
Plant - alfalfa roots, Arlington Wisconsin, United States
References

Mester EH, et al. Biological control of damping off and root rot and inoculum preparation therefor. US Patent 4,877,738 dated Oct 31 1989

Handelsman JE, Halverson LJ. Method to enhance root nodulation in legumes and inoculum preparation therefor. US Patent 4,878,936 dated Nov 7 1989

Handelsman J, et al. Fungicidal toxin and method and inoculum for controlling root rot and damping off. US Patent 5,049,379 dated Sep 17 1991

Stabb EV, et al. Zwittermicin A-producing strains of Bacillus cereus from diverse soils. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 60: 4404-4412, 1994. PubMed: 7811080