Classification of microbes 4 nutritional categories

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Unformatted text preview: fication of microbes 4 NUTRITIONAL CATEGORIES OF ORGANISMS Nutritional classifications: 4 NURTITIONAL CATEGORIES BASED ON CARBON/NRG RADIANT Characteristics PhotoPhotoChemoChemoautotroph heterotroph autotroph heterotroph ________________________________________________________________ Carbon CO2 Organic CO2 Organic Source ________________________________________________________________ Energy Radiant Radiant Chemical Chemical Source Inorganic Organic ________________________________________________________________ Macrorganisms Plants Animals Microorganisms Algae Bacteria Bacteria Protozoa Cyano(few) (few) Fungi bacteria Niche Elemental Most cycles bacteria Nutritional classifications: Characteristics PhotoPhotoChemoChemoautotroph heterotroph autotroph heterotroph ________________________________________________________________ Carbon CO2 Organic CO2 Organic REDUCED Source CARBON SOURCE ________________________________________________________________ Energy Radiant Radiant Chemical Chemical SUN Source Inorganic Organic ________________________________________________________________ Macrorganisms Plants Animals ONLY SELECT FEW Microorganisms Algae Bacteria Bacteria Protozoa Cyano(few) (few) Fungi bacteria Niche Elemental Most cycles bacteria Nutritional classifications: CHEMICAL NRG: BREAKDOWN OF COMPLEX MOLEC Character...
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