Biology

Decay

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  • Created on: 12-12-12 17:07
What two organisms carry out decay?
Bacteria and Fungi
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What three things does this organisms need to do this and why?
Oxygen for aerobic respiration. A warm temperature for their enzymes to work at an optimum rate. Moisture for reproduction.
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What slows or stops decay?
Increasing the temperature of microogranisms.
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How can you prevent decay?
Canning, Pickling or drying food.
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Why are compost heaps kept warm, moist and aerated.
To help speed up decay of plant waste in compost.
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What three things does this organisms need to do this and why?

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Oxygen for aerobic respiration. A warm temperature for their enzymes to work at an optimum rate. Moisture for reproduction.

Card 3

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What slows or stops decay?

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Card 4

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How can you prevent decay?

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Card 5

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Why are compost heaps kept warm, moist and aerated.

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Accurate and useful information, but minor spelling and grammatical mistakes. Overall, really good work, keep it up

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