S.No. Character/Test Response
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Gram staining
Shape
Motility
Cytochrome oxidase
Catalase
Indole production test
Methyl red test
Voges-Proskauer test
Citrate utilization test
Flagella type
-
Rods
+
++
++
+
+
-
+
Lophotrichous
++, strongly positive; +, moderately positive; -, negative
Table 4: Morphological and Biochemical Characteristics of Pseudomonas fl uorescens SM1 strain.