What does a nutrient cycle involve?

Category: QuestionsWhat does a nutrient cycle involve?
Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 days ago

What does a nutrient cycle involve?
 
(a) Loss of nutrients
 
(b) Sedimentation of nutrients
 
(c) Exhaustion of nutrients
 
(d) Storage and transfer of nutrients
 
This question was posed to me during an online interview.
 
This intriguing question originated from Ecosystem topic in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 days ago

Correct option is (d) Storage and transfer of nutrients
 
The best I can explain: Nutrient cycling is the movement of various elements or nutrients throughout an ecosystem. It involves the storage and transfer of nutrients within an ecosystem so that they are repeatedly used.