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    Proportion of Gross Production and Net Production

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    A study of energy flow in a Georgia salt marsh revealed that gross production was about 36,380 kcal/square meter/year of which 7,900 kcal/square meter/year formed detritus and 305 kcal/square meter/year was consumed by insects.

    a. What proportion of gross production was used for respiration? Show calculations.

    b. What proportion of net production went directly to consumers? Show calculations.

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    production was about 36,380 kcal/square meter/year of which 7,900 kcal/square
    meter/year formed ...

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    The solution determines what proportion of gross production was used for respiration. It also considers what proportion of net production went directly to consumers.

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