Isolation, characterization and identification of actinomycetes from agriculture soils at Semongok, Sarawak

  title={Isolation, characterization and identification of actinomycetes from agriculture soils at Semongok, Sarawak},
  author={L Duerk Jeffrey},
  journal={African Journal of Biotechnology},
  • L. Jeffrey
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • African Journal of Biotechnology
A total of 62 isolates of actinomycetes were isolated from 7 soil samples collected from Agriculture Research Center Semongok, Sarawak. All 62 isolates exhibited a range of colony colours (dark grey, grey, dark brown, brownish, whitish and yellowish white). All the isolates were later purified and subjected to a few enzymatic screening. Results indicate that, 48, 46 and 41 isolates showed the ability to secrete cellulase, lipase and protease respectively. All 62 isolates were then subjected to… 

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