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dc.contributor.authorAchuthan, Cini-
dc.contributor.authorKumar, V.J. Rejish-
dc.contributor.authorManju, N.J.-
dc.contributor.authorPhilip, Rosamma-
dc.contributor.authorSingh, I.S.Bright-
dc.description.abstractTwo ammonia oxidizing (AMOPCU-1 and AMONPCU-1) and two nitrite oxidizing (NIOPCU-1 and NIONPCU-1) consortia for activating nitrifying bioreactors and thereby establishing nitrification in penaeid and non-penaeid hatchery systems were developed by enrichment. For further amplification of the consortia a simple medium having seawater (either salinity 30 ‰ or 15 ‰) as base, supplemented with NH₄⁺-N/NO₂⁻-N and PO₄⁻ and pH adjusted to 8 was identified. During the amplification in a fermentor the consortia exhibited excessive wall growth and diminished their yield coefficient posing difficulty in harvesting the cells completely. The consortia consisted of both Gram negative and Gram-positive bacterial cells embedded in a mucilaginous matrix of glycocalyx - like material presumably composed of polysaccharides. The consortia besides being useful in activating nitrifying bioreactors developed for shrimp/prawn hatchery systems can also be used as bioaugmentors in the bioremediation of ammonia and nitrite toxicity in aquaculture systems.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInt.Cl.⁸ (2006)C12Q 1/00en_US
dc.sourceIJMS Vol.35(3) [September 2006]en_US
dc.subjectBacterial consortiaen_US
dc.subjectNitrifying bioreactorsen_US
dc.subjectHatchery systemsen_US
dc.titleDevelopment of nitrifying bacterial consortia for immobilizing in nitrifying bioreactors designed for penaeid and non-penaeid larval rearing systems in the tropicsen_US
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