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Explain Why: Bacteria and Fungi Do Not Grow in Pickles, Jams, Jellies and Squashes. - Biology

Short Note

Explain why:

Bacteria and fungi do not grow in pickles, jams, jellies and squashes.

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Solution

Jam, jellies and pickles are kept in hypertonic solution of sugar or salt in which plasmolysis of bacteria and fungi takes place. This kills the bacteria and fungi and hence, pickles, jam and jellies are preserved properly.

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