Who forms the new organic matter giving rise to secondary productivity?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

Who forms the new organic matter giving rise to secondary productivity?
 
(a) Producer
 
(b) Consumer
 
(c) Scavenger
 
(d) Decomposer
 
The question was asked during an interview for a job.
 
My question is from Ecosystem topic in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Right choice is (b) Consumer
 
For explanation: The rate of production of new organic matter by heterotrophic organisms (consumers) is called secondary productivity. The secondary producers feed on primary consumers to fulfill their energy requirements.