What does the pyramid of number and pyramid of biomass represent?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

What does the pyramid of number and pyramid of biomass represent?
 
(a) The rate of production of food
 
(b) The relationship among the organisms
 
(c) The rate of respiration
 
(d) The rate of loss of energy
 
The question was asked during an internship interview.
 
The query is from Ecological Pyramids in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

The correct choice is (b) The relationship among the organisms
 
Easiest explanation: The relationship among the organisms is represented by the pyramid of number and pyramid of biomass. The pyramid of number represents the number of individuals at each level while the total dry weight of the total amount of living matter at each level is represented by the pyramid of biomass.