Bacteria help volatilize and mineralize ammonia: termites
The gut bacteria of soil-feeding termites help make soil nitrogen available to plants and protect from ammonia toxicity via ammonia volatilization and mineralization.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Interactions between ammonia and methane oxidation, ammonia monitors, water pond test kits.|
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Interactions between ammonia and methane oxidation, ammonia monitors, water pond test kits.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Manufacturing, fabric, carpet industry
Department of Biogeochemistry, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology