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Sunday, 18 June 2017

Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) is a standard criterion for


Question Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) is a standard criterion for [UPSC Prelims 2017]

(a) Measuring oxygen levels in blood
(b) Computing oxygen levels in forest ecosystems
(c) Pollution assay in aquatic ecosystems
(d) Assessing oxygen levels in high altitude regions

Answer: Computing oxygen levels in forest ecosystems

Explanation: Biochemical oxygen demand is a measure of the quantity of oxygen used by microorganisms (e.g., aerobic bacteria) in the oxidation of organic matter. Natural sources of organic matter include plant decay and leaf fall.
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  1. In Medical Laboratories the incubation related to oxygen contained in the water. BOD stand for Biological Oxygen Demand, it is an amount of oxygen that requires for water bodies to break down organic material that is available in a water sample at a certain temperature. The bod incubator manufacturers in India designed this equipment in such way that it can fulfill all the requirements of users.

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