State with reason any two possible consequences of elimination of decomposers from the Earth.
Consequences of elimination of decomposers:-
i. If all the decomposers of earth are eliminated then the dead bodies of plants and animals would not be decomposed into simpler non-polluting substances so whole of the earth in no time would have heaps of dead bodies of plants and animals. They would start giving foul smell and life would become impossible on earth.
ii. Elimination of decomposers would cause imbalance of nutrients as they break complex organic material into simpler substances in different nutrient cycles.
Concept: Food Chain
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