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Table 1 Results of biochemical tests for bacterial isolates

From: Potential of some endophytic bacteria in biological control of root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita

Isolates Gram reaction KOH Catalase Oxidase Mobility H2S Citrate Lecithinase OF* Indole
1 + + + + + F
2 + +
 3 + −−
 4 + + + O
5 + + + O
 6 + + + + F
7 + + + + + F
 8 + + + + O
 9 + + + O
10 + + + + + O
11 + + + O
 12 −− + + + + F +
 13 + + + +
 14 + + −− + −− +
 15 + F
 16 −− + + + + F
 17 + + + + + F
 18 + + +
 19 + + + + F
 20 + + + +
 21 + + + +
 22 + +
Isolates Starch hydrolysis Gelatin hydrolysis Casein hydrolysis Methyl Red HR** Growth at 41 °C Growth at 4 °C Levan Growth in 5% NaCl Growth in 7% NaCl
1 + + + + +
2 + + Low + + +
 3 + +
 4 + +
5 + +
 6 + + +
7 + + + + +
 8 + + +
 9 + Low
10 + + +
11 + +
 12 + + Low +
 13 + + +
 14 + + + + + +
 15 + + +
 16 + + + + +
 17 + + Low
 18 Low +
 19 + + Low + +
 20 + +
 21 + +
 22 + + Low
  1. *Oxidative/fermentative
  2. **Hypersensitive response