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Table 3 Count of aerobic heterotrophic bacteria from soil of sampling sites

From: Physicochemical and molecular characterization of heavy metal–tolerant bacteria isolated from soil of mining sites in Nigeria

Soil identity Mean count (cfu/g)
1 2.3 × 106 ± 1.2b
2 4.5 × 106 ± 1.7b
3 4.0 × 104 ± 0.8a
4 3.3 × 104 ± 1.3a
5 (control soil) 3.1 × 107 ± 0.6c
  1. a,b,cValues with common superscript in the same column do not differ (p≤0.05)