What is a dichotomous key to identify bacteria?


A dichotomous key to identify bacteria is a classification system for bacteria. It classifies bacteria by using general characteristics to narrow down the different types of bacteria. General characteristics are listed at the top of the map such as cellular structure or reproduction process. Underneath the general characteristics, specific characteristics of cellular structure or reproduction are listed. Underneath these specific listings are other listings that connect with each other until the type of bacteria is identified.
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