1. Classification of microorganisms
Asexual: binary fission
Asexual: budding, spore formation
Asexual: binary fission, spore formation
Damp conditions promote the growth and reproduction of microorganisms.
In dry condition, some bacteria will form cyst or spores.
Microorganisms with chlorophyll prefer light condition.
Fungi and few bacteria prefer dark condition.
Exposure to UV light can kill microorganisms.
Most microorganisms prefer 35 °C - 40 °C.
Low temperature in refrigerator reduce growth rate of microorganisms.
High temperature can kill microorganisms.
Optimum pH for most microorganisms is pH 7.
Some microorganism can live in environment with slightly acidic or alkaline.
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