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Microbial diversity: Significance, conservation and application.

  title={Microbial diversity: Significance, conservation and application.},
  author={Ruchika Budhiraja and A. Basu and Rakesh Kumar Jain},
  journal={National Academy Science Letters-india},
Microorganisms occur nearly everywhere in nature and occupy an important place in human view of life. They exhibit an impressive diversity in their metabolic activities and interactions with other microbes, plants and animals. However, relatively little is known about the diversity of the microorganisms that constitute natural as well as artificial ecosystems and are potentially useful for biotechnology applications. Our knowledge of the microbial diversity has been severely limited by relying… 
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