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.