Why do termites need bacteria?
Termites primarily feed on wooden substances. As the wood contains cellulose and the termites cannot digest them, they take the help of bacteria called "Trichonympha". This bacterium assists in digestion of cellulose in termites. This type of relation between the bacterum and the termites is called as Symbiosis. This is a type of relation in which both of the participating organisms get mutually benefited. In this context termites get their food digested and the bacteria receive food and shelter in the gut of termites.
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they eat, grow and didvide.. Bacteria will divide every 20 minutes, in a perfect growing environment. This kind of exponential growth has the potential to be very deadly, very quickly, as bacteria kill their host cell within the human body. Luckily, bacteria hit their carrying capacity in the human… body at a relatively low manageable level for the immune system to fight off due to competition resulting from such limiting factors as space and food. (MORE)
All bacteria require a steady supply of some form of nutrients, though it may differ wildly from species to species. Phototrophic bacteria use photosynthesis, chemoautotrophs use chemicals. Some bacteria (aerobes) need oxygen, while others (anaerobes) will die immediately if exposed. Temperature req…uirements vary as well. Certain species can handle colder temperatures, while others need warmer conditions. A place to attach is important. Extremophiles are bacteria that thrive in extreme conditions that normally kill all organisms. Thermophiles live in boiling hot waters, such as the hot springs in Yellow Stone National Park. Halophiles need high levels of salt in their environment. (MORE)
I'm sure that there are many reasons that a forest needs bacteria. I can think of one reason. Leaf litter. Without the micro bacteria that cause decomposition of leaves on the forest floor, the leaves would never decompose.. I suppose other dead organisms would never deteriorate either, like dead b…ugs, ect.. Also, once these leaves are decomposed into micronutrients, they provide food for the growing vegetation in the forest. A natural ferilizer! (MORE)
Termite eat wood cellulose, then the protozoa and bacteria in their intestines breakdown the cellulose for them. Its call a symbiotic system.
a type of insect which can be a pest to wooden houses as it eats them up.
There are four main conditions that bacteria need to divide. Theseare warmth, food, time and moisture. Many bacteria can growstraight away given the right conditions.
An aerobic organism or aerobe is an organism that can survive and grow in an oxygenated environment. So they need oxygen.
Microbes or bacteria that grow in an anaerobic environment don't need oxygen. They cannot generate energy through aerobic respiration and must employ fermentation or anaerobic respiration for this purpose. They can be:. FACULTATIVE ANAEROBES: do not require oxygen for growth, but grow better in it…s presence.. AEROTOLERANT ANAEROBES: such as Enterococcus faecallis , simply ignore oxygen and grow equally well whether it is present or not.. STRICT/OBLIGATE ANAEROBES: do not tolerate oxygen at all and die in its presence, e.g., Bacteroides, Fusobacterium, Clostridium pasteurianum, Methanococcus, Neocallimastix, etc. (MORE)
Photosynthesis and chemosynthesis are processes by which organismsproduce food. Photosynthesis is powered by sunlight, whilechemosynthesis runs on chemical energy.
Subterranean termites live in colonies underground. The workers travel up top side to find wood cellulose to feed the colony.Termites are blind and don't know what wood to eat. They just search until they bump into wood and then they feed on it and take it back to feed the colony. If a termite worke…r finds wood in your house they will continue to feed off of it until the wood is gone , causing millions of dollars of damage to homes every year. Traditionally, there are two ways exterminators remove termites - Vikane gas, which requires you to vacate your home as it will be tented and pumped full of toxic gas and termidor, a bait that is shared by the community. Termidor is typically used to treat subterranean pests. (MORE)
The purpose of staining is: 1) - stains make microbes stand out against the background. 2) - helps investigators group major categories 3) - helps to distinguish parts of a cell.
The bacteria which help in humans is e-coli ,eschiricia -coli which is present in human intetine ,which help us in degistion of our food.
Bacteria is a living organism , so it needs common "life behold" things such as air, food, and a living environment. "They" , so to speak, like to be kept in a warm, moist place. Also they tend to "enjoy" (grow better) in things that also have sugar and organic matter.
Most bacteria develop rapidly between 20 and 40 Â°C. Those that are pathogenic to humans are normally cultivated around body temperature, 37 Â±3 Â°C for fast analysis. Most bacteria stop growing at temperatures close to 0 Â°C. Also most bacteria die at about 70 Â°C, but there are pathoge…nic bacteria that need 121 Â°C to be killed off. Refrigerators shall have max 8Â°C temperature to reduce bacterial growth, 2 Â°C for storing of fish (hence ice boxes are used). Food shall be warmed above 70 Â°C fast and cooled rapidly to below 8 Â°C to according to EU rules for cooking. There are though extreme environment bacteria e.g. thermophile ones that thrive in heat, i.e. 45-100 Â°C. In freezing environments many bacteria go to a kind of hibernation mode, as "spores", where they survive but don't reproduce. Others, the kryophiles, like cold and some can reproduce below 0 Â°C. Colwellia has metabolism even at -200 Â°C. . (MORE)
Yes, bacteria needs water, it also needs food, air, waste disposal, warm and moist temperature, and reproduction.
Some bacteria synthesize vitamins that your body cannot. A non-pathogenic strain of E. coli , for example, synthesizes vitamin K, used in clotting. Bacteria help properly digest food, extracting precious nutrients which your body then uses. Harmful bacteria is often killed by the good bacteria, kno…wn as microbiota, or incorrectly, normal flora. (MORE)
Yes they do. Bacteria is not always harmful. Some bacteria helps the body maintain homeostasis.
Two errors in this question: 1. bacteria is plural, hence "Do ...bacteria..." would be correct. 2. Phytophthora is not a bacterium, but a eukaryote. And yes, they need oxygen.
It depends on the bacteria. Cyanobacteria are a good example of a bacteria that can. There are obligate anaerobes, obligate aerobes, and organisms that can live with or without it.
oxygen, stable and agreeable temperature, food - usually sugar will do, time and sunshine help too
No you don't REALLY need one but its best since you really don't want to wake up with termites all over you!!! the thing is its a new house and you really don't know TONS about it so i WOULD recommend it. : ) * I would really recommend doing an ordinary termite inspection before you plan to do any…thing if your house. Sometimes it can be extremely dangerous to try and acquire or sell a property with a house on it, especially if you realize that you are living in a termite infestation areas in the country. Many people claim that these termite inspections cost a lot, however, you better regard it as a pure investment in your future activities rather than a waste of money. You decide, but as it was written above, a termite inspection is something extremely useful. So do it, better late than never! (MORE)
since humid condition is the suitable time for the bacteria to m . divide and multiplyas it can adapt to such a condition very easily
Bacteria are actually living organisms. Like people or animals, they can't make their own food, like plants, so they consume food from outside sources.
Bacteria needs water to complete its bodily processes such asexcreting waste. Without water the waste would stay in the cell andkill the bacteria.
because it has its own modification and restriction system which prevents its own DNA from degradation as telomeres are mainly responsible to protect the DNA from exonuclease activity of DNase.
No, they will not cover it. However, if a gust of wind knocks it down, then they will cover the fence. Insurance does not cover damage caused by insects.
in order to live you need germs not all germs are bad some bacteria are really good for you that's the only reason your alive right now so we should be thankful for good bacteria
Same as we: from things they eat. That would be chemical energy. Same as we: from things they eat. That would be chemical energy. Same as we: from things they eat. That would be chemical energy. Same as we: from things they eat. That would be chemical energy.
Firstly: Not all bacteria are harmful. Some bacteria, such as those found naturally in our stomachs, intestines, etc actually help us to break down and digest the food that we eat. If all the bacteria on the earth disappeared today, we would all die, that is how extremely important bacteria is to …our existence. See the link below for more information on bacteria. (MORE)
No, bacteria does not need nitrogen, but only bacteria is capableof fixing nitogen into the usable form.
No. The bacterium Clostridium tetani forms an endospore and can survive for long periods of time. When the endospore is introduced into a favorable environment it begins to metabolize.
Most bacteria needs air for the process of breaking down food to obtain energy (respiration). But to survive, no.
I believe not because they are living things and need oxygen instead or they only need something to live in to reproduce and live.
No. A virus does, because it's no living organism itself. A bacteria is a cell and does not need another cell to reproduce. Check google with bacteria vs. Virus:)
It depend upon species to species and varies in temprature range, food type, and oxygen aviabiltiy also varies in pressure.
Agar with a nutrient suitable for the desired bacteria. If you need to count them, then a reagent is needed too, that one can see a difference on the agar plate where bacteria colonies have grown. To apply the sample, you need sterile equipment to dilute it to desired concentration and a spatula… to spread it on the plate. Then you need a sterile place to incubate the plates at the right temperature, e.g. 37 Â°C. For professional counting, one often can use a binocular microscope and a hand counter. (MORE)
Not only bacteria, also fungi, algae, plants, animals and human need proteins. Bacteria do carry out metabolic process, reproduction, motility and other life processes, hence they need proteins. In case of human, not all the amino acids can be synthesized by our cell, so we consume protein diet to a…cquire them. (MORE)
bacteria need a carbohydrate energy source to act as a fuel for respiration- glucose + oxygen = carbon dioxide + water (+ ATP energy). bacteria need to respire to allow them to grow in large numbers so that you are able to see the colony as a whole (when growing them in a lab).
In humans, this type of bacteria is most commonly found in the gastrointestinal tract. It plays a role in conditions such as appendicitis, diverticulitis, and perforation of the bowel. Anaerobic bacteria often grow within the body when the gums, skin, or intestinal wall is damaged by injury, disea…se, or surgery. Most of the time, the immune system destroys invading bacteria, but sometimes the bacteria are still capable of growing and causing infection. infections can occur in the throat, ears, sinuses, gums, jaw, root canals, and tonsils. They can also appear in the lungs, causing lung abscesses, pneumonia, infection of the lungs' lining, and dilated lung bronchi. These infections can even occur in the abdomen. Anaerobic Bacteria require little to no oxygen to florish. Deep within cuts and wounds your body's blood circulates oxygen but not to the point where is destroys the cells. Which is why you need to maintain a healthy immune system to fight off these pesky bacteria. (MORE)
Bacteria serve many functions in soil. Some bacteria break down the organic material that is the remains or wastes of living things. Soil bacteria help reduce these to smaller and smaller bits that can then be eaten or absorbed by other living things such as earthworms that further digest and proces…s them so that the resulting compounds are simple enough to be taken up by plant roots. Some bacteria live in nodules on the roots of plants such as legumes (beans, peas and so forth) and they can take nitrogen from the air and "fix" it in a form that the plant can use. This is why legumes are sometimes planted to improve nitrogen deplete soil, called a green cover crop. (MORE)
Yes, because bacteria are micro scopic. Emphasis on micro. Micro meaning small or needing to use a microscope.
the kind of bacteria that don't need air are the kind the can live with out it
In my professional opinion based on my 30 years exp, I would not go with any kind of a termite monthly service. A monthly pest service does have value. Termites are just an add on where termites are "monitored" You can have that done by a BR2 that sprays your house for everything else or do it yours…elf if you want for much cheaper than a termite company will charge and they obviously are self serving and may even lie about results if they profit from telling you that you have termites. Even a layman can check them and if you are concerned that you have had some past work done, that is covered anyway for a reinfestation. Some termite companies use these programs to take advantage of your fear and keep you on the hook for revenue.. (MORE)
Bacteria (or any cells for that mater) multiply by splitting, they can't split if they're extremely small.
No you activate your zoom vision by yelling at the top of your lungs "Activate zoom!"
Bacteria are extremely simple organisms. Most bacteria are a single cell, and are supported perfectly by sunlight alone. Some kinds of bacteria can live deep underwater, or encased in thousands of tons of rock. Some can even live in space. Overall bacteria do not need oxygen/nitrogen for any reason,… because there body's do not need it to function, they are just to small and simple. (MORE)
When you look at bacteria through a microscope, it is hard to see much in the way of the different parts of them. By adding a certain stain, like methylene blue, it makes the different parts of the bacteria show right up.
Humans need soil bacteria in order to help beak down some types of food. 1 type of food that requires minor amounts of soil bacteria is monkey meat although not common in the western world monkey is popular within mid-asia countries and since monkey's eat food like berries they can get some diseases… that can be minor for them but fatal for us luckily we have some trusty bacteria to eat it for us! (MORE)
The bacteria are labeled as two groups, those that need air to survive and those that do not need air to survive. The bacteria that needs the air for survival is called aerobic and the bacteria that does not need air to survive is referred to as anaerobic.
Fixing kills the specimen and preserves the structures. It alsoprepares the specimen for staining. There is no one single methodto fix a specimen, too much depends on the nature of the specimenitself and on the subsequent preparation steps.