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denitrification A chemical process in which nitrates in the soil are reduced to molecular nitrogen, which is released into the atmosphere. This process is effected by denitrifying bacteria (e.g. Pseudomonas denitrificans), which use nitrates as a source of energy for other chemical reactions in a manner similar to respiration in other organisms. Compare nitrification. See nitrogen cycle.

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denitrification

denitrification The conversion of nitrate or nitrite to gaseous products, chiefly nitrogen (N2) and/or nitrous oxide (N2O), by certain types of bacteria (called denitrifying bacteria). Denitrification occurs mainly under anaerobic or micro-aerobic conditions.

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denitrification

denitrification The conversion of nitrate or nitrite to gaseous products, chiefly nitrogen (N2) and/or nitrous oxide (N2O), by certain types of bacteria (denitrifying bacteria). Denitrification occurs mainly under anaerobic or micro-aerobic conditions.

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