Sample site Sample size n=40 No.ofactinomycetes isolated No. of isolate positive for growth at 5% supplement Incidence of isolates capable for hydrocarbon degradation
Streptomyces sp.1 Streptomyces sp.3 Streptomyces sp.2 Nocardia sp.2 Nocardia sp.1 Rhodococcus sp.
Mathura Oil refinery 10 59 20 7(35%) 6(30%) 1(5%) 4(20%) 2(10%) 0(0%)
HP Petrol Pump, Lucknow 10 24 12 3(25%) 2(16.6%) 1(8.3%) 4(33.3%) 1(8.3%) 1(8.3%)
Railway carriage wagon, Lucknow 10 40 15 7(46.6%) 4(2.66%) 1(6.6%) 2(13.3%) 0(0%) 1(6.6%)
Bharat Petrol Pump, Lucknow 10 11 4 3(75%) 1(25%) 0(0%) 0(0%) 0(0%) 0(0%)
Table 2: Distribution of isolates from hydrocarbon contaminated soil.