Which of the following is a unit of productivity?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

Which of the following is a unit of productivity?
 
(a) g^-2 or kcal m^-2
 
(b) kcal
 
(c) g
 
(d) g^-2 yr^-1 or kcal m^-2 yr^-1
 
The question was asked in unit test.
 
This is a very interesting question from Ecosystem topic in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

The correct option is (d) g^-2 yr^-1 or kcal m^-2 yr^-1
 
Easy explanation: The unit of productivity is g^-2 yr^-1 or kcal m^-2 yr^-1. Productivity is the rate of new biomass production by an individual, population, community within an ecosystem.