Which of the following is an example of pollutants whose concentration increases in each trophic level?
The question was posed to me in class test.
My question comes from Environmental Issues in section Environmental Issues of Biology – Class 12
The correct option is (c) DDT
For explanation: The process of accumulation of certain pollutants (toxins) in the tissues of organisms whose concentration increases along the food chain is known as biomagnification or bioamplification. DDT, methylmercury, toxaphene are examples of such pollutants.