African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5058

Full Length Research Paper

Comparative bacteriological analysis of stored borehole water sources in Oyo town, Oyo State, Nigeria

Oluwasanmi Anuoluwapo ADEYEMI
  • Oluwasanmi Anuoluwapo ADEYEMI
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Tobiloba Kehinde EFUNWOLE
  • Tobiloba Kehinde EFUNWOLE
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Afolake Atinuke OLANBIWONINU
  • Afolake Atinuke OLANBIWONINU
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 17 April 2019
  •  Accepted: 22 November 2019
  •  Published: 31 January 2020

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