Definition of Nitric bacteria

1. Noun. Soil bacteria that convert nitrites to nitrates.

Exact synonyms: Nitrobacteria
Generic synonyms: Eubacteria, Eubacterium, True Bacteria
Group relationships: Genus Nitrobacter, Nitrobacter



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitric Bacteria

nitrendipine
nitrene
nitrenes
nitrenium
nitreniums
nitrenoid
nitrenoids
nitres
nitrian
nitriaries
nitriary
nitric
nitric-oxide reductase
nitric acid
nitric acid reductase
nitric bacteria (current term)
nitric bacterium
nitric oxide
nitric oxide synthase
nitrid
nitridated
nitridation
nitride
nitrided
nitrides
nitriding
nitridings
nitrids
nitriferous
nitrification

Literary usage of Nitric bacteria

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1. Soils; Their Properties, Improvement, Management, and the Problems of Crop by Charles William Burkett (1907)
"However, nitrification is not stopped, for at this point the nitric bacteria take up the work, change nitrites into nitrates, thereby completing the work ..."

2. Agricultural Bacteriology: A Study of the Relation of Bacteria to by H[erbert] W[illiam] Conn (1901)
"16, A.) nitric bacteria, called Nitrobacter. This is the second species which completes the nitrification, changing the nitrites into nitrates. (Fig. ..."

3. Applied Bacteriology; an Introductory Handbook for the Use of Students by Thomas Hames Pearmain, Cresacre George Moor (1898)
"This is well illustrated by the application of nitrate of soda in considerable proportion — the nitric bacteria diminish most markedly. ..."

4. Experiments with Plants by Winthrop John Van Leuven Osterhout (1917)
"... which convert ammonia gas into nitrous acid (and nitrites); and the nitric bacteria, which are so sensitive to ammonia gas that they cannot begin to ..."

5. Microbiology: A Text-book of Microörganisms, General and Applied by Charles Edward Marshall (1917)
"... filter-paper pads, etc., could be used effectively as solid media. Nitrous and nitric bacteria ..."

6. Text-book of Egyptian Agriculture by George P. Foaden, F. Fletcher (1908)
"... the oxidation of the nitrous to nitric acid is the work of the "Nitric" bacteria. To prevent the accumulation of too much acid, where fermentation is ..."

7. Microbiology for Agricultural and Domestic Science Students by Charles Edward Marshall, Frederic Theodore Bioletti (1911)
"... its soluble organic matter, gypsum and sandstone disks, filter-paper pads, etc., could be used effectively as solid media. Nitrous and nitric bacteria. ..."

8. Microbiology for Agricultural and Domestic Science Students by Charles Edward Marshall, Frederic Theodore Bioletti (1911)
"... its soluble organic matter, gypsum and sandstone disks, filter-paper pads, etc., could be used effectively as solid media. Nitrous and nitric bacteria. ..."

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