High Numbers of Prosthecate Bacteria in Pulp Mill Waste Aeration Lagoons

@article{Stanley1979HighNO,
  title={High Numbers of Prosthecate Bacteria in Pulp Mill Waste Aeration Lagoons},
  author={Patricia M. Stanley and Erling J. Ordal and James T. Staley},
  journal={Applied and Environmental Microbiology},
  year={1979},
  volume={37},
  pages={1007 - 1011}
}
Prosthecate bacteria comprised 0.6 to 10.5% of the bacterial community in samples from 11 pulp mill waste aeration lagoons. Because of their distinct morphology, the genera Ancalomicrobium, Caulobacter, Prosthecobacter, Prosthecomicrobium, Stella, and Hyphomicrobium or Hyphomonas could be identified and enumerated by direct microscopic examination. Monthly samples from one lagoon showed that several genera varied from undetectable to predominant among the appendaged organisms. Temperature… 
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