pH ECms/cm TPHs(mg/kgdry mass) Organic matter% Organic carbon% Phosphorus(mg/kg) Counts of total heterotrophic fungi (x102 CFU/g soil) Counts of oil-utilizing fungi (x102 CFU/g soil)
Soil 1 8.25 12.22 6,000 20.45 11.86 17.90 378.33 ± 125.10 228.57 ± 80.00
Soil 2 6.60 3.21 14,000 35.37 20.51 38.30 3333.33 ± 288.00 2860.00 ± 163.20
Soil 3 7.14 8.60 3,000 14.33 8.31 31.8 5.65 ± 0.85 14.67 ± 3.41
Soil 4 7.99 15.32 12,000 31.64 18.35 32.70 37.14 ± 3.50 20.00 ± 0.81
Soil 5 7.01 30.20 5,000 21.07 12.22 50.80 0.41 ± 0.16 0.65 ± 0.23
Soil 6 7.21 0.60 1,500 3.77 2.18 24.80 3.22 ± 0.50 0.26 ± 0.10
Soil 7 7.97 2.33 2,000 8.84 5.13 16.60 3.60 ± 1.00 2.00 ± 0.80
Soil 8 7.26 2.28 - 4.11 2.38 39.60 0.50 ± 0.10 0.36 ± 0.10
Table 1: Comparison of biological and chemical analysis of the oil-contaminated soils in different regions of Khuzestan province.