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Search Results for: soil microbiology

Soil microbiology

soil microbiology The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the soil. This term is not restricted to pathogenic... Read More

Microbiology

Definition noun The branch of science that deals with microorganisms and their effects on other living... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Unicellular

Unicellular organisms are organisms consisting of one cell only that performs all vital functions including metabolism,... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Pioneer species

You might have come across news of some barren lands turning into luscious grasslands or forests after decades? Or you might... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Fermentation

Fermentation Definition What is fermentation? Fermentation is the breaking down of sugar molecules into simpler compounds... Read More

Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)

Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)   ... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Scientists discover the gene that causes the smell of the earth and leads camels to water

Scientists at the John Innes Centre (JIC), Norwich(1) have discovered the gene that gives freshly turned soil its... Read More

Obligate aerobe

Before we define obligate aerobes, let us first understand and define aerobic organisms. Aerobic organisms are those that... Read More

Bacteria

Definition noun, singular: bacterium (Science: Microbiology) Microscopic, single-celled organisms belonging to Kingdom... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Amoeba

In protistology, amoeba specifically pertains to the genus Amoeba (true amoeba) of the family Amoebidae, class Tubulinea.... Read More