Overview

The soil sample was collected from Texas Avenue Park located in Webster, Texas. The sample was put into tubes containing media with two different organophosphorus compounds, Methyl Parathion and Paraoxon. The microorganisms were able to degrade Paraoxon, but not Methyl Parathion.

Date of Collection
Semester of Collection
Fall 2016
Results
Number of Colonies of Paraoxon
470
Number of Colonies of Methyl Parathion
0
Research References

Cataloged

Location
Geolocation for Sample

29.540758, -95.133197

Location Name
Texas Avenue Park
Location Street
17100 Texas Avenue
Location City
Webster
Location State
TX
Location Country
US
Location Postal Code
77598

Participating Institutions