Overview

Soil sample was taken from Froberg Farm on August 30th, 2014 at around 11 am. At the time when soil sample was taken, no produce were seen growing on site. The farm land was being prepared for planting new batch of seeds. After the weekly inoculation, an average of 19 colonies were seen growing on the agar plate. The bacteria are tolerant to withstand the toxic environment however they are unable to degrade the organophosphorus compound present in the pesticide

Date of Collection
Semester of Collection
Fall 2014
Results
Number of Colonies of Paraoxon
1492
Number of Colonies of Methyl Parathion
0
Research References

Cataloged

Location
Geolocation for Sample

29.441285, -95.281145

Location Name
Froberg Farm
Location Street
3601 Texas 6
Location City
Alvin
Location State
TX
Location Country
US
Location Postal Code
77511

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