In which form do the producers directly provide phosphorous to detritus?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 months ago

In which form do the producers directly provide phosphorous to detritus?
 
(a) Weathering
 
(b) Litterfall
 
(c) Fecal matter
 
(d) Salts
 
I had been asked this question in semester exam.
 
This key question is from Ecosystem in portion Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 months ago

Right option is (b) Litterfall
 
To explain: The dead plant materials that falls on the ground in the form of litter are known as litterfall. This litter includes leaves, bark, needles, twigs, cladodes, etc. It also consists of some amount of soil.