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NEET - 2015

Increase in concentration of the toxicant at successive tropic levels is known as

(a) biomagnification

(b) biodeterioration

(c) biotransformation

(d) biogeochemical cycling

(a) Biomagnification is the sequency of process in an ecosystem by which higher concentrations of a particular toxicant, such as the pesticide or heavy metal are reached in higher organisms of the food chain, generally through a series of prey-predator relationships.

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