NITROGEN CYCLE

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  • Created on: 04-06-11 11:52

1. Decomposers break down animal manure, dead animals and waste products
2.Nitrifying bacteria converts ammonia into nitrates that plants can absorb
3.Denitrifying bacteria then breaks down the nitrates into nitrogen in water logged soil and releases it into the atmosphere

Some plants like peas, beans and clover have nitrogen fixing bacteria which means they can take the…

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