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Denitrification

The conversion of nitrates into nitrogen gas which is then released into the atmosphere. This is caused by bacteria and how they obtain their energy. A small amount is converted to usable forms by lightning in a process called atmospheric nitrogen fixation.


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A2 nitrogen fixation + denitrification

You're welcome, but I still don't get the denitrification ;)

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by JackBean
Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:28 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: A2 nitrogen fixation + denitrification
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A2 nitrogen fixation + denitrification

the fixation sound fine to me. The denitrification sounds to me, like if you meant to by done by plants, but I think it's done by bacteria ;)

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by JackBean
Sat Jan 02, 2010 10:00 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: A2 nitrogen fixation + denitrification
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A2 nitrogen fixation + denitrification

... gas from the soil and converts it into ammonium compounds. This (after nitrification) allows plants to take up nitrogen in the form of nitrates. denitrification occurs in anaerobic conditions and converts the nitrates which aren't taken up by plants (due to lack of oxygen so plants don't survive) ...

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by chips31
Tue Dec 29, 2009 3:35 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: A2 nitrogen fixation + denitrification
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the nitrogen cycle

Does anyone know the equation of denitrification? It means turning NO3 and NO2 into NO, N2O and N2. The actual equation depends on the bacteria you are using. For example, for Thiobacillus denitrificans it is: 6KNO3 + 5S +CaCO3 --> 3N2 ...

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by MrMistery
Wed Nov 09, 2005 7:10 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: the nitrogen cycle
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the nitrogen cycle

hello, i am studying the nitrogen cycle and I have a few quesitons for you all. Does anyone know the equation of denitrification? Are symbiotic relationships aquivalent to mutualistic relationships? thank you in advance regards

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by chen.lie
Wed Nov 09, 2005 11:30 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: the nitrogen cycle
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