Table 2

Morphological feature of the bacteria isolated from the compost
Medium Nutrient agar
Laboratory designation/ No. red 17 H J, G, BC 32 26 M QR D, 30, Q, 21 actin 1, Y, 3 actin 5, actin 2, actin 6 X, IN,8, 38, N B, A, Q L, 14, PQ 31, 31 (a)
Shape circular round circular circular round round round circular circular irregular circular circular irregular oval oval
Margin entire entire entire entire wavy spreading uniformly edged entire regular entire entire entire regular regular regular
Elevation slightly convex convex convex slightly convex convex convex slightly convex slightly convex convex convex convex convex undulate convex convex
Texture smooth wet smooth smooth smooth smooth smooth smooth smooth smooth smooth smooth smooth smooth dull
Color with special characters (Pigmentation) red grey colored colonies slightly gummy colonies white or creamish white creamish white slighly brown white or creamish white shiny white white white white white creamish white white
Opacity translucent translucent opaque opaque translucent opaque translucent opaque translucent opaque opaque opaque translucent opaque translucent
Gram’s Staining (-ve) with 0.5-0.8 μm in length; with rounded ends (-ve) with 1.0 mm dia; coccoid rods (-ve) with 0.3 -1.0 μm; straight rods arranged in short chains (+ve) with 1–2 mm in dia; large cocci (-ve) with 0.3-1.5 μm in length; slightly curved rods (-ve) with 0.2-0.7 x 1.0-5.0 μm; rods straight to slightly curved (+ve) with 1.0–1.5 mm in dia; coccoid occurring in pairs and in tetrads (+ve) with 1 mm in dia; small slunder rods (+ve) with 0.7 – 2.5 μm in size; rods (+ve) with 1–2 mm in dia; rods with short chains ended (+ve) with 1 mm in dia; rods with short ends (+ve) rod with short in chains with 1–2 mm in diameter (+ve) 0.5 -1.0 μm; straight rods arranged in short chains (+ve) with 1–2 μm; rods with short rounded ended (+ve) with 1 to 2 μm; short rods

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