What environment is favorable for the process of decomposition?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

What environment is favorable for the process of decomposition?
 
(a) Low temperature and anaerobic conditions
 
(b) High temperature
 
(c) Warm and moist
 
(d) Watery
 
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I want to ask this question from Ecosystem topic in section Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Correct option is (c) Warm and moist
 
Easiest explanation: The physical and chemical process of break down complex organic remains (dead or decaying organisms) into inorganic substances is called decomposition. It is favored by a warm and moist environment.