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of or relating to organisms (as green plants) that can make complex organic nutritive compounds from simple inorganic sources by photosynthesis

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Flagellates are also important and in addition to showing heterotrophic nutrition, like most protoctists, they also possess pigments that make them autotrophic.
Culturable autotrophic nitrifying bacteria were more abundant in pastured and cultivated sites than in wood-lot sites (Fig.
Metabolism in the open ocean provides an interesting example of linked autotrophic and heterotrophic systems.
However, it hasn't yet been demonstrated that autotrophic bacteria offer new ways of making important pharmaceuticals, polymers, or other high-value products.
Samples of water were collected during the last four weeks of the culture to quantify Vibrio, total heterotrophic bacteria (THB), and total autotrophic bacteria (TAB).
Characteristics of Aerobic Granules Rich in autotrophic ammonium-Oxidizing Bacteria in a Sequencing Batch Reactor, Chem.
Bulk soil pH has long been used to adjust potential nitrification rates in models, based on the observation that autotrophic nitrification rates tend to be lower on acidic soils.
Dayananda C, Sarada R, Usha M, Shamal TR, Ravishankar GA, Autotrophic cultivation of Botryococcus braunii for the production of hydrocarbons in exosaccharides in various media.
2] was produced by heterotrophic and autotrophic processes in peat and emitted to the atmosphere.
2010), resulting from the removal of these compounds by the microbial community, which can be accomplished: a) by heterotrophic bacteria, which convert ammonia to microbial biomass; b) through conversion performed by autotrophic bacteria from ammonia to nitrate; or c) made by photoautotrophic assimilation of microalgae (Ebeling et al.
In contrast to chemical fertilizers which act directly on the autotrophic food chain, organic fertilizers act mainly through the hetero-trophic food chain by supplying organic matter and detritus to the pond ecosystem; the manure serving principally as a substrate for the growth of bacteria and protozoa, which in turn serve as a protein rich food for other pond animals, including the cultured fish.
Whereas the cotyledons have the function of storing reserve substances to become autotrophic seedling, so the presence of nutrient solution in the external environment becomes unnecessary for the in vitro germination of cambui tree.
2010) the addition of organic carbon can reduce the oxygen supply which reduces the activities of autotrophic nitrification bacteria and ultimately impacts the emission of N2O.
Several studies have shown the effect of different culture media for production of specific compounds in various areas, such as pharmaceutical production of hydrocarbons and exopolysaccharides in autotrophic cultures (DAYANANDAA et al.
High density of nutrient and biomass and the resulting enhanced autotrophic and heterotrophic energy supply might in addition to hosting growth supporting thermally less tolerant zooxanthellae, be a process explaining the high growth rate of Pocillopora spp.