African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12370

Full Length Research Paper

Characterisation and evaluation of the efficiency of petroleum degrading bacteria isolated from soils around the oil exploration areas in western Uganda

Andrew Wedulo
  • Andrew Wedulo
  • College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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David Kalenzi Atuhaire*
  • David Kalenzi Atuhaire*
  • National Agricultural Research Organization, National Livestock Resources Research Institute, P.O. Box 96, Tororo, Uganda.
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Sylvester Ochwo
  • Sylvester Ochwo
  • College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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Vincent Muwanika
  • Vincent Muwanika
  • College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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Abel John Julian Rwendeire
  • Abel John Julian Rwendeire
  • National Planning Authority, P.O. Box 21434, Kampala, Uganda.
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Jesca Lukanga Nakavuma
  • Jesca Lukanga Nakavuma
  • College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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  •  Received: 25 April 2014
  •  Accepted: 19 November 2014
  •  Published: 26 November 2014

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