Mixed culture 1st isolate 2nd isolate
Isolates No. Complete Degradation time (h) Removal rate (ppm/h) Complete Degradation time (h) Removal rate (ppm/h) Complete Degradation time (h) Removal rate (ppm/h)
P. putida A (a) + P. sp. SA 20 25 24 23.30 72 19.87
P. putida A (a)+ P.sp. KA 20 25 24 23.30 72 13.83
P. putida CP1+ P. sp. KA 24 25 48 23.25 72 13.83
Table 3: Comparison of removal rate and degradation time of 600 ppm phenol when mixed culture and pure culture of the isolates.