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Biodiversity and trophic levels

What are the three trophic levels in an ecosystem # What are the three trophic levels and give an example of each.

# What trophic level do you think is the most important in the ecosystem and why?
# What is biodiversity? Is it important? Relate biodiversity to the trophic levels.
# What would happen to the rest of the trophic levels if one them was wiped out?

Solution Summary

Trophic levels in ecosystem are categorised on the basis of feeding behaviour of organisms. Biodiversity in any ecosystem is correlated with the status of the trophic level. Loss of any one trophic level in ecosystem will create an ecological imbalance. Immediate effect would be on the food chain resulting into drastic increase or decrease in the number of individuals of other trophic levels.

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