How do herbivores and other animals obtain phosphorous?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 weeks ago

How do herbivores and other animals obtain phosphorous?
 
(a) Soil
 
(b) Rocks
 
(c) Water
 
(d) Plants
 
I got this question in my homework.
 
My question is taken from Ecosystem in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 weeks ago

Right choice is (d) Plants
 
The explanation: The phosphorous is one of the following is a major constituent of nucleic acids, biological membranes, and cellular energy transfer systems. The plants are the source of phosphorous for herbivores and other animals.