How are productivity, gross productivity, net primary productivity and secondary productivity interrelated ?
Productivity is the rate of production of biomass at any trophic level at any given interval of time.
Gross productivity: It is the rate of production of organic matter by green plants per unit time per unit area. In other words, it is the total amount of productivity.
Net primary productivity: It is the difference between gross primary productivity and the loss due to respiration.
Secondary Productivity : It is rate of production or formation of new organic matter by consumers especially the consumers of the first order or herbivores.
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