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What is phenomenon through which certain pollutants get accumulated in tissues in increasing concentration along the food chain, called?

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Biological magnification is the phenomenon where certain pollutants get accumulated in tissues in increasing concentration along the food chain. It is a process where chemicals or pesticides enter the plants through soil and are passed on through the food chain. Highest amount of chemicals get accumulated in the organism at top of a food chain.


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