What are the major groups of microorganisms?
They are of 5 major groups
Bacteria - They are small single cell organisms.Their cell have cell wall but no nucleus.They are of 2 types Spherical and Rod shaped.Example Lactobacillus Bacteria,Rhizobium Bacteria
Fungi - They are small organisms which have nucleus.They do not contain chlorophyll and do photosynthesise.Example of Fungi is Bread and Mushrooms
Protozoa - Protozoa can be single celled or multi celled organisms.They are motile in nature(able to move)
Algae - Algae are simple plants that grow near the water bodies>Example are blue green algae and Red algae
Virus - They reproduce and live inside cells of other plants,animals or bacteria.Example Virus cause cold and flu (influenza).They also cause serious disease like polio and chickenpox