Growth of Rhodococcus sp. Log cfu/ml
Hydrocarbon 0 days 5 days 10 days 15days
5% 10% 15% 5% 10% 15% 5% 10% 15% 5% 10% 15%
Crude Oil 0.78 1.98 1.94 3.91 5.58 4.44 6.22 7.50 6.41 3.98 5.49 3.87
Anthracene 1.04 1.74 1.96 4.67 5.83   3.98 6.36 7.39 6.42 4.48 5.47 3.54
Coronene 1.06 1.77 2.04 4.36 5.56 3.83 5.46 7.38 6.24 4.97 5.25 3.78
Napthacene 1.09 1.65 1.99 4.11 5.96 4.30 6.45 7.29 6.54 5.01 4.25 3.74
Acenapthene 1.07 1.47 2.16 4.33 5.98 3.89 6.33 7.17 6.47 5.12 5.46 3.78
Table 10: Growth of Rhodococcus sp.