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State the Economically Important Uses Of Heterotrophic Bacteria - Biology

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State the economically important uses of heterotrophic bacteria

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Heterotrophic bacteria: They include saprotrophic, symbiotic and parasitic bacteria. They act as natural scavengers as they dispose off the dead bodies, organic wastes, release raw materials for reutilisation. They also help in sewage disposal, manure production etc. Symbiotic bacteria help in nitrogen fixation. Some bacteria arq employed in the production of a number of industrial products like lactic
acid, curd, cheese, butter, vinegar etc. Some bacteria are used in preparation of serum, vaccines, vitamins, enzymes, antibiotics etc. e.g., Pseudomonas, Xanthomonas, etc

Concept: Kingdom Monera
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NCERT Class 11 Biology
Chapter 2 Biological Classification
Q 2.1 | Page 28

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