Which of the following is a unit of net productivity?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

Which of the following is a unit of net productivity?
 
(a) Production of C/g/m^2/day
 
(b) g^-2 or kcal m^-2
 
(c) g^-2 yr^-1
 
(d) kcal m^-2 yr^-1
 
The question was posed to me in an online interview.
 
Query is from Ecosystem topic in portion Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Correct option is (a) Production of C/g/m^2/day
 
The explanation: The unit of net productivity is the production of C/g/m^2/day. The rate of storage of organic matter not used by consumers (heterotrophs) is called the net productivity.