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What is biological magnification ? Will the levels of this magnification be different at different levels of the ecosystem ?

What is biological magnification ? Will the levels of this magnification be different at different levels of the ecosystem ?

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Pawan Prajapati
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one year ago
Biological magnification : The increase in concentration of harmful chemical substances like pesticides in the body of living organisms at each trophic level of a food chain is called biological magnification. Yes, levels of bio-magnification would increase as the trophic level increases and would be the highest for topmost trophic level. It would affect their biological process such as growth, reproduction, etc.

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