Answer :

Conventional methods cannot be used to assess the biodiversity of bacterial colony due to following reasons:

a) Bacteria cannot be seen with naked eyes hence it is impossible to distinguish them morphologically with naked eyes.

b) Some of the bacteria cannot be cultured in normal media hence it becomes tough to study their morphology and biochemistry.

c) The culture media can easily get contaminated with the other non bacterial organisms also.

Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
view all courses

Explain the ‘Ex-sBiology - Board Papers

Though the confliBiology - Exemplar

Suggest a place wBiology - Exemplar

Explain briefly tBiology - Exemplar

What is an ecosysBiology - Exemplar

Humans benefit frBiology - Exemplar