What is the process of break down complex organic matter into inorganic substances called?
The question was posed to me by my school principal while I was bunking the class.
I’m obligated to ask this question of Ecosystem topic in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12
Right choice is (b) Decomposition
To explain I would say: The physical and chemical process of break down complex organic remains (dead or decaying organisms) into inorganic substances is called decomposition. It is carried out by the organisms called decomposers (invertebrates, fungus or bacteria).