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Unformatted text preview: NRES 201 Intro Soil Science Lec. 25-26 Soil Organisms Ch. 10 3/4/2007 Coral-like root system - Increases root surface area 10-1000 x - Aids in transferring all essential elements - Secretes acids that release nutrients - Very important for forest replants and difficult areas such as strip mines Other Useful Fungi: - Yeast for brewing and baking - Antibiotics, e.g. penicillin, cephalosporin, etc. - Other drugs, e.g. cyclosporine, steroids and hormones, e.g.“the pill” e.g.“ pill” - Many organic acids are produced with fungi, e.g. citric acid in Coke is produced with Aspergillus Aspergillus - Stinky cheeses, e.g. blue cheese, Roquefort, & Camembert 7 ...
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This note was uploaded on 07/23/2011 for the course NRES 201 taught by Professor Olson,k during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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