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Research Article

Biodegradation of Sewage Wastewater Using Autochthonous Bacteria

Table 2

Morphological characteristics of the identified strains.

TestBacillus pumilusBrevibacterium sp.Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Colony morphology

MarginIrregularIrregularIrregular
ElevationConvexConvexFlat
SurfaceDullGlisteningDull
OpacityOpaqueOpaqueTranslucent
Gram’s reaction+ve+ve−ve
Cell shapeRodsCocci/rodsShort rods
Endospore+
ShapeOval
Motility+++
Fluorescence (UV)

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