Frontiers in Environmental Microbiology

Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2016

  • Bacteriological Assessment of Soil Contaminated with Cement Dust

    Israel Obaroh, Tajudeen Yahaya, Umar Ibrahim

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 12-17
    Received: 5 September 2016
    Accepted: 12 October 2016
    Published: 28 October 2016
    Abstract: The bacterial population and diversity in soil around a cement plant were assessed at two different sites. Site A (test site) was covered with cement dust, while site B (control site) was free of cement dust. Four soil samples were collected from the surface and below the surface at both sites and their bacterial density and diversity quantified. T... Show More