Sampling area Soil type/climatic (°C) Geo-Location Number of selected place Number of strains collected
Fertile land Red soil/33 11.759395 °N, 78.043428 °E 8 11
Wasteland Gravel soil/35 11.78633 °N, 77.99151 °E 12 -
Hill station Black soil/26 11.781661 °N, 78.193805 °E 6 10
University campus Red soil/35 11.717668 °N, 78.078348°E 2 3
Sewage Wet sludge/35 11.742672 °N, 78.044723°E 3 -
Table 1: Soil sample collection and isolation of yellow pigmented bacteria.