pathogen and non-pathogen population

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pathogen and non-pathogen population

Post by jaja smith » Fri Jun 17, 2005 6:02 pm

in the natutal world, which microorganism is greater in terms of population...the pathogens or non-pathogens?

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Post by MrMistery » Fri Jun 17, 2005 6:14 pm

Deffinetly non-patogen. Only archea makes up 2/3 of living organisms

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Post by loupass » Wed Sep 21, 2005 9:21 pm

depends how you define pathogen. Pathogenic to what? human? Animals? Nematodes? Plants?. Overall non-pathogenic species are considered to be more numerous but I guess maybe we just have not found a suitable prey for them.

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