Who replaces the rooted-floating angiosperms in a hydrarch succession?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

Who replaces the rooted-floating angiosperms in a hydrarch succession?
 
(a) Phytoplankton
 
(b) Zooplankton
 
(c) Free-floating plants
 
(d) Rooted-submerged plants
 
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Query is from Ecosystem topic in portion Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Correct choice is (c) Free-floating plants
 
To elaborate: The sequence of successional stages occurring in water is known as hydrarch succession or hydrosere. The rooted-floating angiosperms with time are replaced by free-floating plants in a hydrarch succession. Some examples of the floating plants are Pistia, Nymphaea, Pistia, Nymphaea, etc.