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nitrifying

 [ni´trĭ-fi″ing]
oxidizing ammonia into nitrites and then into nitrates; said of certain bacteria.
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The study of temperature influence on nitrifying and ammonifying capacity of soil has shown that at temperatures below zero (-10...
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Nitrification potential and population dynamic of nitrifying bacterial biofilms in response to controlled shifts of ammonium concentrations in wastewater trickling filters, Bioresource Technology 102(17): 7685-7691.
Reduction of growth of nitrifying bacteria might be due to bromoxynil resulting decrease in their population (Ratnayak and Audus, 1978).
Under aerobic condition existing in the maize growing field NH +-N would be converted into NO --N 4 3 by nitrifying microorganisms as shown by the rise of soil NO --N content at treatment plots compared control plots.
Nitrifying bacteria and DPAO were successfully enriched in their respective tanks during the 55 days cultivation process.
Chatting with him recently over the phone about everything from maker culture and the future of aquaponics to the benefits of aged hummonia (using pee as a natural ammonia source to attract and establish beneficial nitrifying bacteria to the system), I was amazed by the fact that he knew nothing about growing food until relatively recently.
The presence of a small amount of nitrifying bacteria was confirmed by FISH (+/- 3%), which shows that some oxygen may still enter to the reactor during the discharge period.
Optimum temperatures for nitrifying bacterial activities are in the range from 15 to 35[degrees]C, and nitrification will be inhibited at below 5[degrees]C or above 40[degrees]C.