Lithoautotrophy is a special type of chemoautotrophy found exclusively in Archaea and Bacteria. Lithoautotrophic organisms utilize inorganic compounds as energy sources, typically from mineral in origin. The word lithoautotrophy means "to feed it- or oneself from stone". In ancient Greek, lithos means stone or rock, autos means self, and trophein to feed.
218 pages , Routledge , 2017-08-09 A crucial component of the New Education reform movement, nature study was introduced to elementary schools throughout the English-speaking world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Despite the undoubted enthusiasm with which educators regarded nature study, and the ambitious aims envisioned for teaching it, little sch...[Read More]
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