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23 August, 07:12

Which of the following conditions leads to germination of a spore into a vegetative cell?

a. a nutrient rich environment

b. water

c. high temperatures

d. all of the above leads to germination of a spore

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  1. 23 August, 08:13
    A. a nutrient rich environment


    When spores are exposed to favorable conditions, they germinate into a vegetative cell. }

    Endospores contain genera of bacteria, when they form spores, bacteria can survive in hostile conditions. They are resistant to heat, desiccation, chemicals and radiation. The cell that forms the Endospore is called "Vegetative Cell".
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