Pollutants

           Concentration at 1X

Heavy metals found in sewage water of Aligarh

 

Pb+2

               194.2 ppm

Cu+2

               735.5 ppm

Cr+6

               10.0* ppm

Ni+2        

               301.9 ppm

Cd+2       

               124.0 ppm

Pesticides found in Aligarh soil

 

2,4D

               78.1 ppb

Mancozeb

               312.5 ppb

BHC

               500 ppb

Phenolics taken to isolate tolerant isolate

 

Phenol

               1 mM*

Cresol

               1 mM*

Catechol

               1 mM*

Resorcinol            

               1 mM*

*The concentrations of phenolics and Cr (VI) were selected arbitrarily rather than actually found in the sewage water or soil of Aligarh sampling area
Table 1: Major toxicants in industrial sewage water and soil of Aligarh actually found and/or were taken for this study as 1X.