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how methanogens help in the production of methane gas . what do the bacteria do in that gut of animals and how cow dung consists of methane how bacteria help in recycling nutrients

how methanogens help in the production of methane gas . what do the bacteria do in that gut of animals and how cow dung consists of methane
 
 
how bacteria help in recycling nutrients

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Anjali Ahuja
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5 years ago
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These are strict anaerobic bacteria and mainly occur in muddy areas and also in stomach of cattle, where cellulose is fermented by microbes. These are responsible for methane gas (CH4) formation in bio-gas plants, because they have capacity to produceCH4fromCO2or formic acid (HCOOH).

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