alexa Comparison among the Efficiency of Different Bioremedia
ISSN: 2155-6199

Journal of Bioremediation & Biodegradation
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Research Article

Comparison among the Efficiency of Different Bioremediation Technologies of Atrazine–Contaminated Soils

Ebtesam El-Bestawy1,2*, Sabir J2, Mansy AH3 and Zabermawi N2
1Department of Environmental Studies, Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Alexandria University, 163 Horria Ave. El-Shatby, P.O. Box 832, Alexandria, Egypt
2Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, King AbdulAziz University. P.O. Box 42805 Jeddah 21551, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
3Central Laboratory of Pesticides, Agricultural Research Center at Sabahia, Alexandria, Egypt
Corresponding Author : Ebtesam El-Bestawy
Department of Life Sciences
Faculty of Science, King AbdulAziz University
P.O. Box 42805 Jeddah 21551, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Tel: (203) 4801499/48014553/48014174
Fax: 203-4285792
E-mail: [email protected]
Received June 25, 2014; Accepted July 31, 2014; Published August 04, 2014
Citation: El-Bestawy E, Sabir J, Mansy AH, Zabermawi N (2014) Comparison among the Efficiency of Different Bioremediation Technologies of Atrazine–Contaminated Soils. J Bioremed Biodeg 5:237 doi:10.4172/2155-6199.1000237
Copyright: © 2014 El-Bestawy E. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Related article at
DownloadPubmed DownloadScholar Google
 

Abstract

In a previous study by the authors, toxicity screening of Atrazine-resistant soil bacteria from different contaminated soils resulted in 23-soil isolate best grown in the presence of herbicide Atrazine. They were identified according to their 16S rDNA sequencing into Enterobacter (E. cloacae), Bacillus (B. cereus and B. anthracis), Pseudomonas (P. aeruginosa, P. balearica, P. indica and P. otitidis), Ochrobactrum (O. intermedium) and Providencia (P. vermicola). The 23 resistant isolates were enriched in nutrient broth medium amended with 2 folds the recommended dose (RD) of Atrazine. The enrichment technique resulted in the selection of seven bacterial species belong to 4 genera (Enterobacter, Pseudomonas, Bacillus and Providencia) that were superior in their resistance to Atrazine and exhibited remarkable growth stimulation (70.7-88.7%). These four acclimatized and highly Atrazine-resistant strains have been selected and efficiently used for the degradation of Atrazine-contaminated soil. They were employed in different proposed bioremediation technologies including biostimulation (addition of nutrients to enhance the growth and activity of the indigenous microorganisms), bioaugmentation (seeding the most promising indigenous and exogenous Atrazine degraders to accelerate and help the indigenous bacterial population to achieve high and fast remediation of the contaminated soil) and finally a combination of biostimulation and bioaugmentation technologies to investigate the synergistic or suppressive effects of the two techniques. Results proved that bioaugmentation coupled with biostimulation is the most promising bioremediation technology since it is powerful, economical and environmentally friendly technique for decontamination of Atrazine-contaminated soils.

Keywords

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords