Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
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Chapter 25 - Environmental Microbiology - Self Quiz - Page 832: 4


(c) Denitrification

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Denitrification is considered to be a wasteful process and detrimental to the environment. It is a wasteful process because it removes nitrogen from the soil that affects plant growth. It is detrimental to the environment because of the production of nitrous oxide which is converted to nitric oxide in the atmosphere.
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