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Table 1 Maximum, minimum, and optimum pH values for microorganisms

From: Chemical indicators for pollution detection in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems

MicroorganismRangeOptim.Reference
Bacteria5–97Rosso et al. 1995
Actinomyc.6.5–9.58
Fungi2–75
Blue-green bacteria6–9> 7
Protozoa5–8> 7