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Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) in a river water

  • remains unchanged when algal bloom occurs

  • has no relationship with the concentration of oxygen in the water

  • gives a measure of Salmonella in the water

  • increases when sewage gets mixed with river water


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increases when sewage gets mixed with river water

Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) is the amount of oxygen used for biochemical oxidation by micro-organisms in a unit volume of water. Polluted water has high BOD. Thus, when sewage gets mixed with river water, BOD will increase.

Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) is the amount of oxygen used for biochemical oxidation by micro-organisms in a unit volume of water. Polluted water has high BOD. Thus, when sewage gets mixed with river water, BOD will increase.

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Which bacterium is responsible for the formation of curd from milk?

Lactobacillus  (Lactic acid bacteria).
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Give the source of invertase enzyme (sucrase).

Saccharomyces cerevisiae 
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What is brewing ?

Brewing is a complex fermentation process, which involves the production of malt beverages such as beer, ale and stout. Saccharomyces cerevisiae is used for the process of fermentation.
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Name one micro-organism which is used in bakery.

Yeast .
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What is the difference between rum and whisky ?

Rum is obtained by the fermention of  sugarcane juice or molasses. It is fermented for a shorter period of time
while
whisky is obtained by fermentation of grains like wheat, corn,barley and rye. The fementation is done for a longer period of time.
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