The potential of established turf cover for cleaning oily desert soil using rhizosphere technology.

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The rhizosphere of two turf cover sorts; Bermuda grass and American grass contained high numbers, 8.1 to 16.8 x 10(6) g(-1) of cultivable oil-utilizing and diazotrophic bacteria belonging predominantly to the genera Agrobacterium, Arthrobacter, Pseudomonas, Gordonia, and Rhodococcus. Those bacteria also grew on a nitrogen-free medium and demonstrated the… (More)

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@article{Mahmoud2011ThePO, title={The potential of established turf cover for cleaning oily desert soil using rhizosphere technology.}, author={Huda M. Mahmoud and Patrice Suleman and Naser A. Sorkhoh and Samar Salamah and Samir S Radwan}, journal={International journal of phytoremediation}, year={2011}, volume={13 2}, pages={156-67} }