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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decomposition

Decomposition is the process by which organic substances are broken down into simpler ... Decomposition begins at the moment of death, caused by two factors: 1 .) autolysis, the breaking down of tissues by the body's own internal chemicals ...

www.aftermath.com/content/human-decomposition

While the rate of human decomposition varies due to several factors, including weather, temperature, moisture, pH and oxygen levels, cause of death, and body  ...

treesforlife.org.uk/forest/forest-ecology/decomposition-and-decay

Decomposition and decay are vital processes, playing an essential role in the ... the action of bacteria inside the corpse causes putrefaction and swelling of the ...

aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/earthkind/landscape/dont-bag-it/chapter-1-the-decomposition-process

The process of decomposition — the breakdown of raw organic materials to a .... will cause the pile to “go anaerobic”, with the accompanying odor problems.

australianmuseum.net.au/stages-of-decomposition

Decomposition of a corpse is a continual process that can take from weeks to years, ... been accidentally crushed by their mothers - a key cause of death of piglets.

techalive.mtu.edu/meec/module10/Decomposition.htm

Whan a plant, animal, or insect dies, that plant, animal, or insect is broken into tiny pieces and those pieces become part of the soil. This is called decomposition .

www.academia.dk/Blog/stages-of-decomposition-five-general-stages-are-2

Five general stages are used to describe the process of decomposition in ... Visible changes caused by decomposition are limited during the fresh stage, ...

www.leaf.tv/articles/how-does-food-decompose

Decomposition renders food unappetizing or even dangerous for human ... like Clostridium botulinum, the bacteria that cause botulism, can decompose food ...

www.countrysideinfo.co.uk/decompos.htm

The following images show the gradual changes taking place as the body of a dead rabbit decomposes over a period of 5 months. Most of the visual changes ...