0000001611 00000 n Data were collected and analyzed on the volume of gas produced and flared in Nigeria between 1970 and 2010; also collected are the barrels of oil produced between 1970 and 2020 and the average price of barrel oil and gallon of gas between the said period. The Niger Delta ecosystem plays an essential role in the sustenance of the Nigerian economy. Whiteman, W., Goodfellow, M., Kampfer, ... Where, C i = Initial cadmium concentration, C f = Final cadmium concentration Determination of the effect of augmentation with rhizospheric bacteria on the removal of cadmium from soil The method described by, The effect of water hyacinth on the remediation of crude oil contaminated soil was studied ex-situ for 1.5, 3.0 and 4.5% crude oil contaminated soil (Heavy Crude) obtained from the Niger Delta region. The ability of bacteria associated with the rhizosphere of elephant grass to enhance removal of cadmium from contaminated soil was evaluated. Factors affecting the population trend of biodiversity in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium) in the face of excess PHC carbon. In order to study bioremediation of petroleum contaminated soil, petroleum contaminated soils were collected from the Zhongyuan Oil Field and microorganisms that degradate petroleum were screened from the soil. © 2008-2020 ResearchGate GmbH. This paper evaluates health risk communication in the oil rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria. 0000004777 00000 n 0000018860 00000 n Generally, cadmium levels decreased with time in soil. Soil microorganisms, prokaryotics and eukaryotics, spend all or part of their lives in the soil environment [9]. This review focuses on recent data relating how plant type, soil type, and soil management regime affect the microbial diversity of soil and the implication for the soil's disease suppressiveness. 0000079902 00000 n The soil is alluvial formed by water deposits. Rhizosphere effect for TF was 3.1-fold 1. However, some important growth characteristics such speedy growths, extensive root system and increased biomass desirable for efficient rhizoremediation are depressed. to soil. Results obtained were analysed with a 2-Factor Analysis of Variance Excel tool for data analysis. 0000003322 00000 n The Niger Delta extends from longitude 3.5E to 8.45E and latitude 4.5N to 5.65N and covers an area of approximately 36, 260km2 (i.e. 0000003550 00000 n Nature of soil and 11. The intrinsic and enhanced hydrocarbons biodegradation rates were estimated from the slopes of linear regressions of cumulative curves of O-2 uptake. 0000086613 00000 n Bioaugmentation was realized by addition of indigenous or exogenous bacteria, Join ResearchGate to discover and stay up-to-date with the latest research from leading experts in, Access scientific knowledge from anywhere. The results showed that combined treatment (indigenous bacteria bioaugmentation + addition of a surfactant) was the most effective method of biodegradation enhancement as the 20-fold increase of biodegradation rate was observed. To investigate this, the following plant species Zea mays, Telfairaoccidentalis, Saccharum officinarum, Kalanchoe pinnata, Phaseolus vulgaris, Arachis hypogaea, Phragmitis australis, Azolla pinnata and Eichornia crasssipes were screened for growth and tolerance to 0, 1, 3 and 6% w/w crude oil, Studies were conducted using a 10-chamber Micro-Oxymax (Columbus, OH, USA) respirometer to determine the effect of bioaugmentation, biostimulation and combination of them on enhancing intrinsic biodegradation of oil hydrocarbons in soil. With in defined limits biological activity increases with increasing temperature. Cultural practices 3. The two main drivers of soil microbial community structure, i.e., plant type and soil type, are thought to exert their function in a complex manner. level. Niger Delta … and thus, its remediation. There, contaminated soils. 0000018938 00000 n Mycelia extensional growth and minimum sporulation time of isolated HUF on PDA and OMA were also There were 44.4, 71.8, 74.7, and 67.5, and 50.5, 71.8, 82.3, and 71.8% reduction in residual TPH in soil planted with P. australis and E. crassipes respectively for treatments PSO, PSOF, PSOFM, and PSOFMS as against 20.0, 62.6, 67.5, and 67.5% losses in SO, SOF, SOFM, and SOFMS. 0000004755 00000 n 0000002002 00000 n 2 Aspergillus sp. In this review, evidence from traditional and modern omics technologies is discussed to provide a framework for plant-microbe interactions during PHCs remediation. 0000007751 00000 n Baseline physicochemical properties of soil. Enhanced rhizoremediation was more effective than biostimulation and bioaugmentation techniques. Food and energy supply 10. The potential for integrating multiple molecular and computational techniques to evaluate linkages between microbial communities, plant communities and ecosystem processes is explored with an eye on. Brock and Machigam [10] described soil as a complex microbial habitat with differing microorganisms. 2 † Bacillus sp. Isolated bacterial response to cadmium toxicity was tested at cadmium concentrations of 0.01, 0.1, 1.0 and 10 mg/L. the soil with time on 16 cells. To cushion this suppressive effects, plants were subjected to the following treatments: Plant + Soil (PS) (Control); Plant + Soil + Oil (PSO); Plant + Soil + Oil + Fertilizer (PSOF); Plant +Soil + Oil + Fertilizer + Microorganisms (PSOFM); and Plant + Soil + Fertilizer + Microorganisms + Solarization (PSOFMS). All rights reserved. 0000002654 00000 n 0000001590 00000 n Home to 20 million people and 40 different ethnic groups, this floodplain makes up 7.5% of Nigeria's total land mass. 3 † Corynebacterium sp. Microbial associations. Niger Delta mangrove soil is home to many degraders of organic and anthropogenic compounds (Benka-Coker & Olamagin, 1995; Odokuma & Dickson, 2003; Eziuzor & Okpokwasili 2009). 0000003611 00000 n Then, samples of contamination-free Fluvo-aquic soil were collected from the same area and mixed with 15 g μ kg-1 petroleum for pot experiment to study effects of the microorganisims and plants on remediation of the petroleum contaminated soil. suspension in a 500.0 ml capacity conical, the populations of culturable heterotrophic, Baseline physicochemical figures from the, respectively). In this article, we reviewed the consequence, effects, and impact of air pollution in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. 0% after 120 days; in Treatment 2, it was 38. Biostimulation was done by aerated water supply and surfactant addition. Bacterial isolates with high tolerance and sorption capacity were subsequently inoculated as consortium and individually into duplicate soils samples planted with elephant grass containing 4000 g of soil in pots at concentration of 6.118 mg/Kg of cadmium. Results show that in Treatment 1, the degradation rate of petroleum was 67. 0000006217 00000 n In soils impacted by PHC contamination, microbial bioremediation generally relies on the addition of high-energy electron acceptors (e.g. Bacterially-driven PHC bioremediation is attributed to the presence of diverse suites of metabolic genes for aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, along with a broader suite of physiological properties including biosurfactant production, biofilm formation, chemotaxis to hydrocarbons, and flexibility in cell-surface hydrophobicity. Treatments were monitored for 120 days to determine their effects on the following growth parameters: Germination, germination percentage, height, and root length, dry weight, and leaf area. 67%. and Azospirrillum spp. 0000014953 00000 n Plant-associated bacteria include endophytic, phyllospheric and rhizospheric bacteria, and cooperation between these bacteria and their host plants allows for greater plant survivability and treatment outcomes in contaminated sites. S = soil; SO = soil + oil; SOF = soil + oil + fertilizer; SOFM = soil + oil + fertilizer + microorganisms (hydrocarbon utilizing bacteria and fungi); SOFMS = soil + oil + fertilizer + microorganisms (hydrocarbon utilizing bacteria and fungi) + solarisation. There are several published works on biodegradation of hydrocarbon by mangrove soil microbial isolates from the Niger Delta but information on their ability to Communities were characterized by soil fatty acid analysis and by substrate utilization assays for bacteria and fungi. Petroleum exploration and production in the Nigeria’s Niger Delta region and export of oil and gas resources by the petroleum sector has substantially improved the nation’s economy over the past five decades. The effect of oil concentration on height, root length and leaf area growth varied with plant species (P ˂ 0.05). Enhanced rhizoremediation of crude oil–contaminated mangrove swamp soil using two wetland plants (Ph... Growth Enhancement of Phragmites australis, Eichhornia crassipes and Saccharum officinarum for Rhizo... Assessment of the Hydrocarbon Utilizing Mycoflora of the Root Zones of Saccharum Officinarum, Growth and tolerance evaluation of selected plants to crude oil contamination in the Niger Delta, E Ffectiveness of Intrinsic Biodegradation Enhancement in Oil Hydrocarbons Contaminated Soil. The volume of the different percentages of crude oil contamination was equivalent to 3.17, 6.35 and 9.70l/m 2 of land area respectively. Fatty acid analysis revealed a very strong soil effect but little plant effect on the microbial commu-nity, indicating that the overall microbial community structure was not affected by the rhizosphere. in the root zones (rhizosphere and rhizoplane) and non-rhizosphere soil of S. officinarum were assessed quantitatively 0000010891 00000 n Introduction Calabar, Cross River State is located in the rainforest agro-ecological area of the Niger Delta region of Nigeria (Human Rights Watch, 1999). 1 Aspergillus sp. Organic matter 9. Residual TPH decreased in all contaminated soils with time. and qualitatively using soil, Little is known about Niger Delta plant species that can adapt to survive in oil-contaminated soil. However, some important growth characteristics such speedy growths, extensive root system and increased biomass desirable for efficient rhizoremediation are depressed. This review focuses on phytoremediation with particular interest on the interactions between and use of plant – associated bacteria to restore PHC polluted sites. However, the P-value less than 0.05 for crude oil contaminated soil at 4.5% which indicated that the water hyacinth may be necessary for remediating crude oil contaminated soil above 3 -4.5%. Int J Avian & Wildlife Biol. DOI: 10.15406/ijawb.2018.03.00085 mangroves, freshwater swamp, lowland rainforest and creeks. antagonistic interactions and bacteriophage, Delta State, Nigeria, at 0 to 15 cm depth, Bioremediation studies was carried out by, Soils contamination in pots were prepared. Soil fertility 2. Soil microbial processes are mediated by enzymes and thus are affected by environmental factors affecting enzymatic activities, such as temperature, water content, pH, and seasonality, but also by factors affecting diversity and abundance of microorganisms, such as nutrient availability, amount of soil organic matter, or presence of the symbiotic tree. Soil microbial community composition in the restoration zone also differed significantly from those in the petroleum exploitation zone and tidal zone. Some organisms found in the water (primary bacteria and fungi) may break down some of the petroleum hydrocarbon fractions. Soil temperature 5. Nitrogen was found to be a limiting nutrient in desert soil bioremediation. After a period of 10 weeks, bean seeds were planted on the remediated soil to observe if these various cells would sustain plant growth for the first 15 days. The effect of water hyacinth on the remediation process had P-values greater than 0.05 at 1.5 and 3% which indicated that water hyacinth application may not be necessary for remediating crude oil contaminated soil at 1 and 3%. oxygen) and fertilization to supply limiting nutrients (e.g. ... Delta, Nigeria. Culturable heterotrophic bacterial and fungal populations in crude oil contaminated soil receiving different treatments. 0000007964 00000 n However, the negative impacts of the introduction of unwanted byproducts into the ecological system during oil exploration and exploitation by way of relentless flaring of gas and oil spillage cannot be ignored. The Niger Delta region is the oil producing area of Nigeria, which consists of highly diverse ecosystems that are supportive of numerous species of terrestrial and aquatic fauna and flora. Materials and Methods: Total fungi (TF) and hydrocarbon utilizing fungi (HUF) Conclusion HUF save for Paecilomyces sp. 0000013610 00000 n Also, the time effect of the remediation process had P-value less than 0.05 for 1.5, 3.0 and 4.5% crude oil contamination signifying that the time factor play important role in the remediation process. The study is based on 69 interviews conducted in the Niger Delta region. Petroleum released to the soil may move through the soil to the ground water. The soil had a pH that was, belonged to seven genera while 13 of, With the exception of the uncontaminated, TPH in soil was reduced from 7050 mg/kg at, Table 2: Culturable heterotrophic bacteria and fungi isolated from, Isolates with superscript symbol (†) are hydrocarbon utilizing organism. Results of analysis indicate that about $669 billion was generated from the sales of crude oil between 1970 and 2010. Overall, growth enhancement efficiencies of the applied treatments were in the order: PSOFM ˃ PSOF ˃ PSOFMS. Keywords: Oil spillage, Soil properties, Petroleum marketing outlets, Environment, Non-spillage affected soils. Results showed that cadmium resistance and sorption were highest in Pseudomonas sp., Bacillus sp. Soil inoculation with constituted autochthonous microbial consortium in conjunction with NPK fertilization was effective for localized remediation of crude oil contaminated soil. 57%, 40. Corresponding treatments having different number of (*) for bacteria and fungi differ significantly (n = 5, Student's t-Test, P ˂ 0.05). of S. officinarum. The survival of these plants in oil-contaminated soils indicates that they could be used for rhizoremediation in the Niger Delta. Thus, growth of these plants can be enhanced in crude oil contaminated soil by the above treatments for efficient rhizoremediation. P. australis , E. crassipes (in mangrove swamp) and S. officinarum (in rainforest) are capable of tolerating some levels of crude oil in soil. OMA. about 4% of Nigeria) and is third largest Delta in the world (Kogbe 1989). Chindah and Braide 42 in a study on the effect of oil spill on crop production in the Niger Delta reported that oil spill on crops caused great damage to the plant community due to high retention time of oil occasioned by limited flow. 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The residual hydrocarbon in the biopile systems studied contained polyaromatics (PAH) in quantities that may be considered as hazardous. 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