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Undissolved organic or inorganic matter resulting from the decomposition of parent material.

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... wait for their prey to die before. Buzzards and Vultures are detritivores. Detritivores digest the dead organic matter internally after eating it. Detritus includes dead animals. Scavengers are detritivores that specialize in consuming dead animals.

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by NiceSpirit
Mon Aug 26, 2013 4:52 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Fungus?
Replies: 10
Views: 15868

Re: Does anyone know what spider this is?

... difficult to spot unless they are coated with dew. They greatly favor locations near water or near moss, and are often found in leaf litter and detritus or on the leaves of shrubs and trees.& it's nt so harmful"I think dis will help u.... :)

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by Asifchamp
Mon Apr 25, 2011 4:15 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Does anyone know what spider this is?
Replies: 2
Views: 2560

sterilization in microwave oven

... published in the journal, but some wastewater organisms are notoriously difficult to cultivate in the lab due to previous association with some detritus in the wastewater. And the 1% remaining organisms can still cause a lot of mischief. If you think your sponge is absolutely safe because 99% ...

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by mkwaje
Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:19 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: sterilization in microwave oven
Replies: 29
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What different cultivatable soil bacterial species are there

... in different types of soils. pH 6 soil can be found in a typical garden soil, even lower pH can even be found forest soil where a lot of detritus are decaying. Some free living Nitrogen fixer can be found in soil like Azotobacter. Rhizobium, which can fix nitrogen better can be found ...

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by mkwaje
Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What different cultivatable soil bacterial species are there
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Views: 2024

Factors that influence a biome.

We have here biotic and abiotic factors. Biotic factors are those factors which are living or simply the animals, plants, and the decomposers or detritus feeders which include fungi and bacteria. The abiotic factors as what were cited by the two of the above are composed of non-living components. ...

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by mcar
Tue Jan 15, 2008 7:53 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Factors that influence a biome.
Replies: 4
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