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True or False
Bacteria are used to make many foods.
True
bacteriology
The study of bacteria.
What kind of bacteria change nitrogen from the air into nitrogen compounds that can be used by plants to make proteins?
Nitrogen-fixing bacteria
Bacteria can cause food to ______________________
decay and spoil.
Why are many foods refrigerated?
To slow down the action of the bacteria.
Why do living things need nitrogen?
To make proteins.
What are two plant diseases that are caused by bacteria?
Blight and rot.
Bacteria in your ______________ tract can help you digest foods.
digestive