Definition of nitrogen cycle in English:
The series of processes by which nitrogen and its compounds are interconverted in the environment and in living organisms, including nitrogen fixation and decomposition.
- This symbiosis, mediated by chemical communication between the plant and the bacteria, is a vital component of the global nitrogen cycle.
- The nitrogen cycle and carbon cycle are the two most well known examples of these natural cycles.
- The ecological consequences of failing to recognize novel targets of chemical pollutants and EDCs may be a net loss of biological diversity and a further imbalance of the global nitrogen cycle.
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