Q. 545.0( 2 Votes )

In addition to wheat plants, a crop field ecosystem has organisms such as snake, peacock, eagle and mice. If the wheat plants are sprayed with pesticides periodically, which of the following will have the minimum concentration of pesticides in the body?
A. Snake

B. Eagle

C. Mice

D. Peacock

Answer :

The food chain will be [wheat plants-mice-snake-peacock-eagle]. Mice will have the minimum concentration of pesticides. This is because, biological magnification is the increasing concentration of pesticides and harmful chemicals in organisms at higher levels in a food chain. So, eagle will have the maximum concentration and mice will have the minimum concentration of pesticide.

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