Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2007 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 10 No. 3, Issue of August 15, 2007
 


Table 1. Characteristics of the environmental samples which were the source of new bacterial isolates.


Sample No

Type of sample

Department

Rural area

Geographical
coordinates a

Height Ab
(m.a s.l.)

pHc

% Hd

1

Soil used for adult sugarcane crop.

Organic agriculture.

Cundinamarca
(Villeta)

Payandé
(La Luisa)

5º 00' LN
74º 30' LW

850

6.73

34.62

2

7.50

32.07

3

Alto de Torres
(El Paraíso)

4º 98' LN
74º 29' LW

1200

6.44

31.70

4

Marine sludge
(1 m, 20 cm deep)

Bolivar
(Cartagena)

Playa
El Laguito

10º 23' LN
75º 34' LW

0

7.68

ND

a and b: Data obtained from the Instituto Geográfico Agustín Codazzi (IGAC).
c and d: pH value and gravimetric water content (%H) were determined according to protocols described by Alef and Nannipieri (1995).
ND: Not determined.

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