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Table 5 Frequency of occurrence of aerobic heterotrophic bacteria from soil of the mining sites

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

Organism Site 1 Site 2 Site 3 Site 4 Site 5 (Control) No. (%)
Bacillus sp. 4 (7.04) 3 (5.5) 1 (1.85) 2 (3.70) 8 (14.8) 18 (33.2)
Pseudomonas sp. 2 (3.70) 3 (5.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.85) 6 (11.1)
Aeromonas sp. 2 (3.70) 3 (5.5) 1 (1.85) 0 (0.0) 2 (3.70) 8 (14.8)
Streptococcus sp. 1 (1.85) 3 (5.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (5.5) 7 (13.2)
Alcaligenes sp. 2 (3.70) 1 (1.85) 1 (1.85) 1 (1.85) 2 (3.70) 6 (11.1)
Leptothrix sp. 1 (1.85 2 (3.70) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 23.70) 5 (9.2)
Micrococcus sp. 1 (1.85) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.85) 2 (3.7)
Enterococcus sp. 0 (0.0) 1 (1.85) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.85) 0 (0.0) 2 (3.7)