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.