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Table 5 Hydrocarbon utilization by the bacteria isolates

From: Assessing the synergistic relationship of mycorrhiza and bacteria for the degradation of spent engine oil in maize grown soil

Bacteria Growth in oil
Bacillus thuringiensis
Pseudomonas aeruginosa +
Bacillus amyloliquefaciens +
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Bacillus cereus +++
Lysinibacillus fusiformis +++
Bacillus encimensis +++
Paraclostridium benzoelyti +++
  1. Key: (−) no growth, (+) slight growth, and (+++) profuse growth