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Nitrification

The chemical process in which a nitro group is added to an organic compound (or substituted for another group in an organic compound).The oxidation of ammonium compounds in dead organic material into nitrates and nitrites by soil bacteria (making nitrogen available to plants).The conversion of [[ nitrogen from inorganic to organic by [[nitrate bacteria, which effectively recycles the substance so that it can be used again by plants via [[root uptake.


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Bacterias in Nitrification

Hello everyone.I read some articles over net which says that in the Nitrification process of Nitrogen Cycle Nitrosomonas Bacteria converts ammonia to nitrite and Nitrobacter converts Nitrite to Nitrate.But also read some contradicting research articles which ...

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by Rohan21
Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:39 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterias in Nitrification
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Views: 1177

A2 nitrogen fixation + denitrification

... in waterlogged soil, there would be a load of nitrogen in the form of nitrates that wouldn't be used. In effect I think its the opposite of nitrification.

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by chips31
Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:40 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: A2 nitrogen fixation + denitrification
Replies: 12
Views: 11141

A2 nitrogen fixation + denitrification

hi, is this right? nitrogen fixation by root nodules takes the nitrogen 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 ...

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by chips31
Tue Dec 29, 2009 3:35 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: A2 nitrogen fixation + denitrification
Replies: 12
Views: 11141

nitrogen fixation

Ammonium --> nitrate is called nitrification. It's not fixation 100%. The nitrogenase complex reduces the N2 gas to ammonium, but not to nitrate. The product of fixation is ammonium. The oxidation of ammonium to nitrite/nitrate happens ...

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by Ninking
Sun Aug 06, 2006 5:32 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: nitrogen fixation
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Views: 3202

A scientific cycles

... Water Cycle Precipitation, evaporation+transpiration , condensation.... Nitrogen Cycle lightning/nitrogen fixation bacteria(n2)-->ammonia--->nitrification(N03)--->absorption(nuclei acids, proteins)-->ammonification(ammonia, guano, uric acid)--->denitrification(n2)

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by mith
Sun Jun 05, 2005 4:38 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: A scientific cycles
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Views: 3911


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