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- Cheema, Simrita; Lavania, Meeta; Lal, Banwari
- Annals of microbiology 2015 v.65 no.1 pp. 359-369
- Ectothiorhodospiraceae, etc ; Acidobacteria; Actinobacteria; Archaea; Cyanobacteria; Verrucomicrobium; agricultural soils; bacterial communities; community structure; genes; hydrocarbons; nucleotide sequences; petroleum; polluted soils; polyhydroxyalkanoates; ribosomal RNA; sequence analysis; soil microorganisms; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Changes in the microbial community structure in agricultural soils and soils contaminated with hydrocarbons were evaluated using the culture-independent method of 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis. The bacterial composition was more diverse in the agricultural soil (AS) samples in terms of number of species and Shannon diversity index [6.6 vs. 1.94 for the hydrocarbon-contaminated soil (HCS)]. Twelv ...