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____________ can be used to degrade typical contaminants using carbon source for their growth.

(a) Microbes

(b) Chemicals

(c) Quorum quenching

(d) Lyophilization

I had been asked this question in a national level competition.

The query is from Problem Soil Management & Remediation topic in portion Management and Remediation of Problem Soil of Environmental Biotechnology

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Correct choice is (a) Microbes

Easiest explanation: Microbes use carbon source to grow degrading soil contaminants, chemicals don’t use carbon sources for growth as it isn’t a living entity, quorum quenching leads to inhibition of quorum sensing and lyophilization is a process of freeze drying.

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