out of 12 , 9 (75 %) of the isolated bacterial strains had the potential to degrade
naphthalene and phenanthrene as both of these hydrocarbons are widely distributed in the environment and can be easily degraded by microorganisms .
240B1 was the first discovered bacterial species that have capability to degrade
Straw samples were referred to as neat (untreated), Degrade
I (treated for 6 wk), and Degrade
2 (treated for 12 wk).
Grabiel adds, "The soy protein in the resin is tightly bound to wood and to itself, so will not degrade
Measuring populations of wax-degrading bacteria early in the season may identify soils which have the potential to degrade
waxes and could benefit from short-term remediation measures, e.g.
The researchers considered this question by using titanium dioxide as a photocatalyst to degrade
organic compounds in pulp and paper mill wastewaters.
This abuse drastically degrades
the cable's electrical performance.
The materials were allowed to degrade
naturally in the mangrove soil, and they were sampled at the intervals of 2, 4, 6 and 9 months using sterile forceps and transferred to laboratory aseptically.
We studied the morphology, color, microbial interactions, ability to degrade
feathers and other physiological characteristics of 42 strains of Streptomyces from the Ohio Wesleyan collection.
From date of manufacture, the plastic will start to degrade
in approximately 18 months' time.
Environmentally sound means that the system should enhance and not degrade
the natural resource base for future generations.
The system uses an AO process that generates reactive radicals and highly oxidized species such as ozone, which, when combined with the blackwater system, can degrade
, breakdown and or mineralize organics at low temperatures.