Q. 113.7( 3 Votes )

Explain the term eutrophication with suitable example.

Answer :

Eutrophication is a process whereby water bodies, such as lakes or slow-moving streams receive excess nutrients that stimulate excessive plant growth (algae, phytoplankton and nuisance plants weeds). This enhanced plant growth is also termed as an algal bloom.

Example: During rains the nutrients from the fields are washed away and get accumulated in nearby water bodies.


Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
The Demand of Increasing Population41 mins
NCERT | People as Resources51 mins
Estimating the power of a common man50 mins
Champ Quiz | The Five Kingdoms45 mins
Matter and Its Classification34 mins
Units to measure Temperature46 mins
Recently facts of 5th state of Matter: Bose Einstein Condensate52 mins
Be a Crackerjack of Pradeep's H.O.T.S. on Matter49 mins
Master Pradeep's Analytical Skill Questions36 mins
Quiz | Variation in 'g' in One Shot34 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
view all courses
RELATED QUESTIONS :

Mention one advantage of crop rotation.

Dr. P.S. Verma & Dr. V.K. Agarwal - Biology

Give name of a solid fumigant.

Dr. P.S. Verma & Dr. V.K. Agarwal - Biology