Economic Importance of Bacteria and Fungi

Bacteria

Organisms which are extremely small in size and can only be seen under a microscope but not by naked eyes are called microorganisms or microbes.

Microorganisms are found in a variety of shapes and sizes. They are divided into five groups namely bacteria, fungi, protozoa, virus and algae .... Read More

Useful and Harmful Bacteria

Bacteria are prokaryotic single-celled organisms which vary in their size and shape and possess glycogen as their reserve food.

Soil bacteria act as decomposers by breaking down the dead and decaying matter.

Nitrogen fixing bacteria convert atmospheric nitrogen into soluble ni .... Read More

Fungi

Organisms that are extremely small in size and can only be seen under a microscope, but not by naked eyes are called microorganisms. The five different groups of microorganisms are: Bacteria, Fungi, Protozoa, Virus and Algae.

Fungi are a group of organi .... Read More

Useful and Harmful Fungi

Fungi are eukaryotic heterotrophic micro-organisms that may be unicellular as well as multi-cellular.

Fungi have found many applications in various sectors like medicine, agriculture, industry etc. and hence, are econom .... Read More

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