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Table 2 Morphological and biochemical properties of the selected isolates

From: Effect of some rhizosphere bacteria on root-knot nematodes

Characteristic Bacterial isolate
RF5 RG9 RG10 BO16 BO17 BB19
Colony color Translucent Translucent Creamy White Translucent Light brown
Gram staining +ve +ve −ve −ve −ve −ve
Shape Rod Rod Rod Rod Rod Rod
Motility test + + + + + +
Spore forming + +
Methyl red test + + + +
Oxidase test + + + +
Catalase test + + + + + +
Arginie dihydrolysis +
Starch hydrolysis + +
Gelatin liquefaction + + + + + +
Casein hydrolysis + + + + + +
H2S production + +
Urease
Voges-Proskauer test +