Micro Organism Friends & Foe e-Notes-3


-In this chapter, we will be discussing about the harm caused by micro organisms. -It explains how the micro organisms can affect our life by causing disease and spoiling food items. -Disease causing micro organisms are pathogens and this chapter explains how these pathogens causes and spread diseases in plants and animals via different means. -It will also give examples of some common diseases and their causing agents. -At the end of the chapter, we will come to know about the precautions to be taken by us so as to prevent ourselves from these diseases. -Also it suggests several methods of preserving food and other articles so as to keep ourselves and our surroundings clean. -In short the chapter is giving us the account of harmful effects of micro organisms.