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What does nitrogen fixing bacteria do?
Convert atmospheric nitrogen into nitrates in soil. Some of these bacteria live in soil and some live in root nodules of certain plants (legumes such as peas and beans)
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What is nitrifying bacteria?
Converts ammonium compounds into soil nitrates
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What does denitrifying bacteria do?
Converts nitrates and ammonium compounds into atmospheric nitrogen
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Two recycled elements?
Nitrogen and Carbon
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Recycling of nutrients in waterlogged or acidic soils?
recycling of nutrients takes longer, because waterlooged soil lacks ox
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What is nitrifying bacteria?

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Converts ammonium compounds into soil nitrates

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What does denitrifying bacteria do?

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Two recycled elements?

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Recycling of nutrients in waterlogged or acidic soils?

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