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microbe

[¦mī‚krōb]
(microbiology)
A microorganism, especially a bacterium of a pathogenic nature.
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In most of Alleopathic reactions, it is not clear whether decrease of crop production is drivectly influenced by the freed toxins or toxic materials transfrom crop in such an extent that provide the conditions of microbic attack.
Former Investigations into the Microbic Origin of Cancer.
Graminaceous BM (cereal stalks, straw), grasses (weeds, clovers, alfalfa), starch (maize, wheat, barley), sugars (cane, beet), and other high moisture herbaceous and aquatic plants (vegetables, sorghum, cotton, rushes, plankton), animal wastes, and municipal solid wastes have mainly been submitted to biological degradation via microbic digestion and fermentation to produce bio-alcohols while those BM wastes deposited in landfills were demonstrated to be promising for biogas (methane) in situ production [16-20].

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