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Which of the following statements regarding decomposition is false?

1)

Warm and moist environment  favours decomposition

2)

Decomposition rate is slower if detritus is rich in chitin and lignin.

3)

Earthworm is a detritivore

4)

Precipitation of soluble inorganic nutrients into the soil horizon as unavailable salts is called mineralisation


Question ID - 100374 | Toppr Answer

Which of the following statements regarding decomposition is false?

1)

Warm and moist environment  favours decomposition

2)

Decomposition rate is slower if detritus is rich in chitin and lignin.

3)

Earthworm is a detritivore

4)

Precipitation of soluble inorganic nutrients into the soil horizon as unavailable salts is called mineralisation

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Answer Key : (4) -

Mineralization is the conversion of organic matter into inorganic matter.



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