International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Isolation and Characterization of a Bacillus spp. Against Vibrio Parahaemolyticus from Shrimp Culture Ponds

    Mengfan Peng, Ye Zhang, Zengfu Song

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 29-37
    Received: 23 February 2019
    Accepted: 6 May 2019
    Published: 4 June 2019
    Abstract: Pathogenic Vibrio species is one of the major factors affecting the development of aquaculture and the safety of seafood. Using the antagonistic activity of probiotics against pathogens offers a promising alternative to fish and shrimp aquaculture. In the present study, nine strains of bacteria were isolated from the shrimp culture ponds and screen... Show More
  • Production of Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) on Substrate Composed from Wheat Straw, Waste Paper and Cotton Seed Waste

    Abera Getachew, Asefa Keneni, Mosisa Chawaka

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 38-44
    Received: 17 April 2019
    Accepted: 31 May 2019
    Published: 26 June 2019
    Abstract: Due to the recent insights of the mushroom nutritional and medicinal advantages, interests in mushroom production and consumption have been increasing. The main aim of this paper is to report the effect of substrates’ composed from different mix ratio of wheat straws, waste paper and cotton seed waste on growth, yield and yield related parameters o... Show More
  • Use of Oil Palm Bunch and Plantain Peel Extracts as Alternative Stimulants in Crude Oil Bioutilization by Species of Bacillus and Pseudomonas

    Lawrence Bassey Etim

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 45-48
    Received: 9 May 2019
    Accepted: 10 June 2019
    Published: 2 July 2019
    Abstract: The potentials of oil palm bunch and plantain peels extracts in the enhancement of crude oil utilization by Bacillus and Pseudomonas species were evaluated. The average concentration of nutrients obtained from the extracts was: Mg = 20.4mg, N2 = 20.7mg, K =63.5mg, Ca = 480.5mg, P =276.5mg and Na = 106.5mg, at pH 6.6 to 8.1 oil palm bunch extract wa... Show More
  • Resistant Plasmid Profile Analysis of Shigella spp Isolated from Stool Samples of School Children from Selected Communities in Odeda Local Government, Ogun State

    Ajayi Olufunke, Akinrotoye Kehinde Peter, Akinduti Paul Akinniyi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 49-54
    Received: 23 May 2019
    Accepted: 20 June 2019
    Published: 10 July 2019
    Abstract: Shigellosis is a worldwide health concern especially in developing countries with poor sanitation, lack of personal hygiene and use of contaminated water supplies especially for young children. The emergence of multidrug-resistant Shigella strains incidence imply that shigellosis is an unsolved global health problem causing diarrhoea. This study th... Show More