TABLE 1.

Geographic locations of oily sludge-contaminated sampling sites

Sampling siteGeographic location (latitude and longitude)Duration of contamination (yr)Total no. of isolatesNo. of isolates identified as P. citronellolis
Mathura refineryNorthern India (27° 26′ N, 77° 43′ E)30275
Barauni refineryEastern India (25° 28′ N, 85° 59′ E)27303
Haldia refineryEastern India (22° 00′ N, 88° 05′ E)32214
Baroda refineryWestern India (22° 16′ N, 73° 14′ E)25257
JorhatNortheastern India (26° 40′ N, 95° 35′ E)15325
Digboi refineryNortheastern India (27° 15′ N, 95° 15′ E)100155