Thiobacillus is a group of bacteria helpful in carrying out:

  • Option 1)

    Nitrogen fixation

  • Option 2)

    Chemoautotrophic fixation

  • Option 3)

    Nitrification

  • Option 4)

    Denitrification

Answers (1)

 

Denitrification -

Nitrates are reduced to gaseous compounds of nitrogen by Pseudomonas denitrificans, Thiobacillus denitrificans, Micrococcis denitrificans

- wherein

NO_{3}\rightarrow NO_{2}\rightarrow NO\rightarrow N_{2}O\rightarrow N_{2}

 

 

 

Thiobacillus denitrificans is a bacteria invovled in denitrification. It's actions result in convesion of nitrates in soil to free atmospheric nitrogen.

 


Option 1)

Nitrogen fixation

Option 2)

Chemoautotrophic fixation

Option 3)

Nitrification

Option 4)

Denitrification

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