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Assessing the Persistence and Multiplication of Fecal Indicator Bacteria in Hawai'i Soil Environment

ScholarSpace at University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Title Assessing the Persistence and Multiplication of Fecal Indicator Bacteria in Hawai'i Soil Environment
Creator Byappananhalli, Muruleedhara N
Subject Enterobacteriaceae--Environmental aspects--Hawaii. Soil microbiology--Hawaii. Environmental indicators--Hawaii.
Description Traditional fecal indicator bacteria such as fecal coliform, E.coli and enterococci have been shown to be unreliable indicators of the hygienic quality of recreational waters under tropical conditions. One of the major reasons for considering these bacteria as ineffective indicators of water quality in warm, tropical regions is that they are consistently found in natural environments (plants, soil, water) in the absence of any significant contamination of these environments. Since preliminary...
Date 2000-12
Type Thesis
Identifier Byappanahalli, MN. 2000. Assessing the persistence and multiplication of fecal indicator bacteria in hawai'i soil environment. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/22248
Language en-US
Relation WRRC Unedited Reports. 2000-03 Theses for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (University of Hawaii at Manoa). Microbiology; no. 4010. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 227-244).
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Publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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