Character B. endophyticus Character B. endophyticus
Bacteial form Rods Glucose +
Colony form Smooth Inositol +
Gram reaction + Lactose -
Spore position Terminal Mannitol +
Spore shape Ellipsoidal Maltose +
Motility Non-motile Mannose +
Anaerobic growth - Rhamnose +
Voges-Proskauer - Sorbitol -
Oxidase + Trehalose -
Nitrate reduction - Acetate -
Caseinase - Citrate +
Urease - Gluconate +
Protease + Propionate -
Amylase - Arginine dihydrolase -
Catalase + Phenylalanine deaminase -
Gelatinase - Growth in 5% sodium chloride +
Starch - Growth in 7% sodium chloride +
Arabinose + Growth in 10% sodium chloride +
Cellobiose - Growth at 50°C -
Galactose - Growth at 60°C -
Character Streptomyces sp. Character Streptomyces sp.
Bacteial form Filmentaus Starch +
Colony form Non-smooth Glucose +
Colony colour White-Pink Lactose +
Gram reaction + Inositol +
Motility Non-motile Maltose +
Anaerobic growth - Mannose -
Oxidase - Caseinase -
Nitrate reduction + Citrate +
Caseinase + Growth in 5% sodium chloride +
Urease + Growth in 7% sodium chloride -
Protease + Growth in 10% sodium chloride -
Amylase + Growth at 50°C -
Catalase + Growth at 60°C -
Gelatinase +    
(+) positive; (-) negative
Table 2: Morphological characteristics and biochemical tests of B.endophyticus and Streptomyces sp.