Influence of different salt marsh plants on hydrocarbon degrading microorganisms abundance throughout a phenological cycle.

@article{Ribeiro2013InfluenceOD,
  title={Influence of different salt marsh plants on hydrocarbon degrading microorganisms abundance throughout a phenological cycle.},
  author={Hugo A. Ribeiro and Cristina Marisa R Almeida and Ana Paula Mucha and Adriano Agostinho Bordalo},
  journal={International journal of phytoremediation},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 8},
  pages={715-28}
}
The influence of Juncus maritimus, Phragmites australis, and Triglochin striata on hydrocarbon degrading microorganisms (HD) in Lima River estuary (NW Portugal) was investigated through a year-long plant life cycle. Sediments un-colonized and colonized (rhizosediments) by those salt marsh plants were sampled for HD, total cell counts (TCC), and total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPHs) assessment. Generally, TCC seemed to be markedly thriving by the presence of roots, but without significant (p > 0… CONTINUE READING