Growth ofNocardia sp1Log cfu/ml
Hydrocarbon 0 days 5 days 10 days 15days
5% 10% 15% 5% 10% 15% 5% 10% 15% 5% 10% 15%
Crude Oil 0.9 1.67 1.84 3.91 4.58 2.44 4.22 7.68 6.01 3.98 5.19 2.97
Anthracene 1.04 1.8 2.77 3.37 4.83   2.98 4.36 7.39 6.22 4.08 5.27 3.54
Coronene 1.16 1.77 2.67 3.46 4.56 2.83 5.46 7.37 7.24 4.97 5.25 3.08
Napthacene 0.99 0.95 1.85 3.37 4.96 2.30 4.54 7.36 6.15 5.01 4.25 2.04
Acenapthene 1.07 1.67 2.16 3.92 3.98 2.89 3.99 7.15 6.25 5.12 5.26 3.98
Table 8: Growth of Nocardia sp1.