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Why water hyacinth is called Terror of Bengal?

a)

It is being used as food for fish

b)

It consumes oxygen from cultivated plant and destroy them

c)

It consumes oxygen from water and decreases  concentration in water

d)

It is a weed


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Why water hyacinth is called Terror of Bengal?

a)

It is being used as food for fish

b)

It consumes oxygen from cultivated plant and destroy them

c)

It consumes oxygen from water and decreases  concentration in water

d)

It is a weed

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

Water hyacinth consumes oxygen from water and decreases its  content.

‘Terror of Bengal’ is the aquatic plant (water hyacinth) introduced in Bengal for its beautiful leaves and flower. But it grows very faste and consumes  from water.

Due to which lot of fish died. That’s why it was called Terror of Bengal



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