Explain the role of different microbs in our daily life

Some of the uses of microbes are:

  • Increasing soil fertility as they decompose the dead remains of plants and animals to form humus which is necessary for soil.
  • They fix nitrogen of the soil into soluble nitrates which are useful for soil.
  • they are used for manufacturing antibiotics .
  • they are used for producing curd and acids.
  • Yeast is used to produce alcholic drinks and bread.
  • they are used to remove the flesh of animals from leather to make them soft for tanning.
  • they help in sewage disposel by the degradation of organic matter.
  • help in digestion by synthesising certain 'B' vitamins.They are present in the intestines of cows and buffalo


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