Which organisms carry out the fragmentation of detritus?
The question was posed to me in examination.
This intriguing question comes from Ecosystem topic in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12
Correct answer is (c) Detritivores
Explanation: The process of fragmentation of detritus is done by detritivores. These are also known as decomposers and are the organisms responsible for the break down complex organic matter (dead or decaying organisms) into inorganic substances.