NEET Botany Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production Questions Solved


To reduce the percentage of population suffering from hunger and malnutrition, microbes are grown on a large scale to act as food supplements . Mention any two microbes used as food supplement and suggest their role.

Name of the microbe: Spirulina

Applicability: Produces large quantities of food rich in protein, minerals , fats , carbohydrates and vitamins.

Name of the microbe: Methylophilus methylotrophus 

Applicability: 250 gm of this microorganism produces 25 tonnes of protein per day.

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