B1 - decay

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name the 3 factors which is needed in order to carry out decay
oxygen for aerobic respiration , a warm tempreture for their enzymes to work at an optimum rate and moisture for reproduction
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does increasing the temreture of microorganims speed up or slow down decay?
slows down or stops decay
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How can food be treated to prevent decay?
pickling, canning and drying food
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Whate does decay help with?
it helps to digest food, and to recycle materials in our environment.
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names the main groups of decomposer
The main groups of decomposer organisms are bacteria and fungi
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what factors affect decay?
oxygen , water and tempreture
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does high tempretures encourage decay or prevent decay?
prevents decay
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A lack of water will slow down or prevent decay. True or False
True
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oxygen is needed for respiration of organisms. will a lack of oxygen speed up or slow down decay?
it will slow down or prevent most types of decay
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larger organisms include earthworms that help break down dead leaves, woodlice that break down wood and maggots that feed on animal tissue. what are these larger organisms called?
These larger organisms are detritivores.
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/Lucas/Austin/

The information is great, but the spelling has minor errors. Otherwise, great work!

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