Nutritional requirements of microbial decomposers are met by the contents of the debris and the soil.
They propose that a reduction in litter quality will result in nutrient limitations of decomposers.
Consequently nutrients may be immobilised in decomposer biomass.
Design concept of a windowed cadmium oxide decomposer integrated with molten cadmium quenching of decomposed cadmium vapor.
Kids will show with their hands what they are-producer, consumer, or decomposer.
Note: usually a function of available water for decomposer organisms and micro-organisms, as well as a function of temperature.
Other decomposer bacteria metabolize inorganic solids making the minerals available to plants.
These products can destroy resident populations of decomposer and other helpful microorganisms in the treatment system.
Through the decomposer, liquid sulfuric acid is introduced into the acid vaporizer to generate gaseous sulfur trioxide and water.
British Dictionary definitions for decomposer
(ecology) any organism in a community, such as a bacterium or fungus, that breaks down dead tissue enabling the constituents to be recycled to the environment See also consumer (sense 3), producer (sense 8)