Underground Corrosion by Microorganisms Part II : Role of Anaerobic Sulphate Reducing Bacteria-Desulfotomaculum SP
Keywords: Corrosion, Sulphate reducing bacteria
AbstractDuring the course of studies on the corrosion causing soil microflora from different geoclimatic regions of India, several strains of anaerobic sulphate reducing bacteria belonging to genus Desulfotomaculum were isolated and characterised. Their corrosive action on mild steel, galvanised iron and structural aluminium, the three main metals of construction of underground structures, have been studied under laboratory conditions.
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Dayal, H., Tiwari, K., Mehta, K., & Chandrashekhar, M. (2014). Underground Corrosion by Microorganisms Part II : Role of Anaerobic Sulphate Reducing Bacteria-Desulfotomaculum SP. Defence Science Journal, 38(2), 217-221. https://doi.org/10.14429/dsj.38.5883
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