African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12399

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

How to cite this article

APA /
Wedulo, A., Atuhaire, D. K., Ochwo, S., Muwanika, V. Rwendeire, A. J. J., & Nakavuma, J. L. (2014). Characterisation and evaluation of the efficiency of petroleum degrading bacteria isolated from soils around the oil exploration areas in western Uganda. African Journal of Biotechnology , 13(48), 4458-4470.
Chicago /
Andrew Wedulo, David Kalenzi Atuhaire, Sylvester Ochwo, Vincent Muwanika, Abel John Julian Rwendeire and Jesca Lukanga Nakavuma. "Characterisation and evaluation of the efficiency of petroleum degrading bacteria isolated from soils around the oil exploration areas in western Uganda." African Journal of Biotechnology 13, no. 48 (2014): 4458-4470.
MLA /
, et al. "Characterisation and evaluation of the efficiency of petroleum degrading bacteria isolated from soils around the oil exploration areas in western Uganda." African Journal of Biotechnology 13.48 (2014): 4458-4470.