What are conditions having too much dryness called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

What are conditions having too much dryness called?
 
(a) Xeric
 
(b) Hydric
 
(c) Mesic
 
(d) Mesozoic
 
This question was posed to me by my school teacher while I was bunking the class.
 
My question comes from Ecosystem topic in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Right option is (a) Xeric
 
The explanation: The habitat having too much dryness is known as a xeric habitat. It is deficient in moisture and is characterized by limited water availability. Desert region is an example of a xeric habitat.