Write 10 Lines On The Useful Of Microorganisms In Our Lives

Microorganisms are all around us. Some are harmful and we must enforce precautions. Other microorganisms are quite helpful, for instance,

  • The bacteria in our gut help us to digest our food. Microorganisms, such as rhizobium, help plants to fix nitrogen.
  • The bacteria Lactobacillus is another useful microorganism that converts milk to curd.
  • Ideonella sakaiensis is a newly discovered bacteria that have the capability to digest plastic.
  • Bacteria are used in sewage disposal plants and also for the production of vinegar, curd, cheese, etc.
  • Alcoholic fermentation by yeast is widely used in the preparation of wine and bread.
  • Acetobacter acetic is used for producing acetic acid from alcohol.
  • Yeast is widely used in the bakery for making fluffy bread and cake.
  • Penicillium, a fungus is used to produce antibiotics like penicillin.
  • Blue-green algae carry out nitrogen fixation.

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