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Bio 154: Foundations of Biology II: Assignment

Unseen friends and enemies


1)      What is the full scientific name of the organism (Genus species)? The common name (if found)? What Kingdom does it belong to?

2)      What are some distinguishing characteristics of this organism?

3)      Where might I find this organism (where does it live)?

4)      Why is it considered beneficial or harmful?

5)      List your information sources: eBook/Encyclopedia titles, Book or Encyclopedia title, website addresses.  If you used websites, what makes them reliable sources?


Rhizobium Plasmodium falciparum
Clostridium botulinum
Helicobacter pylori
Thiobacillus denitrificans
Lactobacillus acidophilous
Bifidus regularis
Alcanivorax borkumensis
Borrelia burgdorferi
Rickettsia typhi
Giardia intestinalis
Erwinia amylovora
Trypanosoma cruzi Pseudomonas syringae
Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Toxoplasma gondii Streptococcus sabrinus