Types microorganisms involved

Involvement of microorganisms

    What types microorganisms involved in organic matter decomposition?
  • Decomposition is a purely microbial process involves several species of microorganisms. They are; Bacteria, actinomycetes, fungi, protozoa
  • Supporting organisms are: Insects, worms, rodents, termite, ants
  • All the soil organic matter is not decomposed by the same group of microorganisms. At different stages of decomposition different species of microorganisms enter into the degradation process. As the degradation proceeds newer materials are synthesized by soil microorganisms.
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