Asked Oct 27, 2019

List mechanisms for control of microbial organisms for physical, chemical, and mechanical methods. 


Expert Answer

Step 1

The growth of microorganisms can be controlled in two ways: either by killing the organism or by controlling the speed of growth.

Reduction in growth of microorganism can be obtained by physical, chemical or mechanical ways.

Step 2

Physical methods of controlling the growth of microorganism are:

  • high temperatures,
  • radiation,
  • filtration, and
  • desiccation
Step 3

Chemical methods of controlling the growth of microorganism are:

Chemical control refers to the use of

  • disinfectan...

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