Ecological and physiological studies on purple sulphur bacteria at Aswan High Dam Lake
Shabeb,M.A.A.; Abd-El-Azim,N.S.; Shoreit,A.A.A.M.
American Eurasian Journal Of Agricultural And Environmental Science: 4, 462-467
322 isolates of purple sulphur bacteria were isolated from different localities of study in Aswan High Dam Lake. These comprise five genera of purple sulphur bacteria (Chromatiaceae). Allochromatium was the most common genus 161 (50%) followed by Thiocystis 50 (15.53%), Thiocapsa 40 (12.42%), Thiodictyon 38 (11.8%) and Lamprocystis 33 (10.25%) from the total number of isolates during the whole period of study.