Nitrifying bacteria keep the soil fertile by

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Nitrifying bacteria keep the soil fertile by

  • A. converting nitrate to nitrogen
  • B. converting ammonium salt to nitrate
  • C. converting atmospheric nitrogen to plant nitrogen
  • D. converting nitrate to nitrous oxide
  • E. converting atmospheric nitrogen to nitrates
Correct Answer: Option B

Nitrifying bacteria are microorganisms that help to convert soil ammonium to nitrates, the form in which it is usable by the plants.

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