autochthonous microorganism

autochthonous microorganism

[ȯ′täk·thə·nas ‚mī·krō′ȯr·gə‚niz·əm]
(microbiology)
An indigenous form of soil microorganisms, responsible for chemical processes that occur in the soil under normal conditions.
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Then, it is essential to isolate and evaluate autochthonous microorganisms as components of microbiological formulae with aquaculture purposes (5).
The use of autochthonous microorganisms inhabiting polluted hydrocarbon niches for biodegradation has been widely accepted as a great approach because of the success recorded by various researchers: [5], [6], [7], [8], [9] and [10].
The mineral water rational use is largely determined by its physical and chemical composition, sanitary and microbiological status, the presence of autochthonous microorganisms and those microorganisms' ability to influence the water organoleptic characteristics and biological properties.