Class 8 Biology Microorganisms: Friend and Foe Microbes as Decomposers

Microbes as Decomposers

Decomposition is the Process in which complex organic matter is broken down into simpler forms. This process breaks down dead & decaying organic matter into simple inorganic forms.


Organisms which help in decomposition are termed as ’Decomposers’. Bacteria & Fungi are important Decomposers.

Decomposers help the environment to get rid of dead & decaying matter and also enrich the soil quality for better growth of plants.

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