By what letter is the net primary productivity designated?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

By what letter is the net primary productivity designated?
 
(a) NAM
 
(b) NAG
 
(c) NTP
 
(d) NPP
 
I have been asked this question by my college professor while I was bunking the class.
 
This intriguing question originated from Ecosystem topic in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

The correct option is (d) NPP
 
Easy explanation: The net primary productivity is designated by NPP. The net primary productivity is the energy left after the respiration i.e. the gross primary productivity subtracted by respiration losses.