What will happen to biomass in an ecological succession from pioneer to climax community?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

What will happen to biomass in an ecological succession from pioneer to climax community?
 
(a) Increase and the decrease
 
(b) Increase
 
(c) Decrease
 
(d) Become zero
 
I had been asked this question at a job interview.
 
The query is from Ecosystem topic in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Right choice is (a) Increase and the decrease
 
The explanation: Ecological succession is the gradual change in the species composition of a given area which can be predicted. Biomass is the total organic material required for energy production.