Who reuses the decomposed dead matter?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

Who reuses the decomposed dead matter?
 
(a) Zooplankton
 
(b) Autotrophs
 
(c) Heterotrophs
 
(d) Flagellates
 
This question was posed to me in unit test.
 
I would like to ask this question from Ecosystem in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

The correct choice is (b) Autotrophs
 
The best explanation: The decomposers decompose and mineralize the organic dead matter. They break down this organic matter into simple components that are reused by autotrophs as their source of nutrition and energy.