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Q. Name the nitrifying bacteria of the soil. Why are they called Chemoautotropis?

Q. Name the nitrifying bacteria of the soil. Why  are they called Chemoautotropis?

Grade:12

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Gaurav
askIITians Faculty 164 Points
7 years ago
Hello Student
Please find answer to your question below:

Azotobacterspecies areGram-negative bacteriafound in neutral and alkaline soils. These converts Nitrites to nitrates. They are capable to synthesis their own food utilizing chemical energy.
shubham sharda
360 Points
7 years ago
Nitrosomon
Nitrosococcus
Nitrosospira

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