Microorganisms Diet without DF Diet with
200 g kg-1  DF
Total aerobic bacteria 41.22 x 105 ± (2.47) 1.85 x 103 ± (1.71)
Fluorescent pseudomonads 21.87 x 103 ± (2.02) 18.45 x 101 ± (1.87)
Gram-negative bacteria 53.67 x 104 ± (2.68) 22.87 x 102 ± (1.14)
Filamentous fungi and yeasts 12.98 x 103 ± (1.08) 9.54 x 101 ± (2.57)
Microbial activity 71.12 ± (2.81) 19.76 ± (1.91)
Table 5: Enumeration of microbial populations (colony forming units. g-1 dry sample) and estimation of the total microbial activity (Bg hydrolyzed FDA. g-1 dry sample) of sample amended with or without DF. Values are means of nine replicates and the values in parentheses are the standard error of the mean.
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