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What is Biological Magnification? - Science

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What is biological magnification?

What is meant by biological magnification

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Solution 1

Biological magnification is defined as the phenomena of accumulation or increase in the concentration of some toxic substances at each trophic level.

Solution 2

Progressive increase in the concentration of non-biodegradable substances in a food chain is called biological magnification. 

Solution 3

The increase in the concentration of harmful substances, such as pesticides, in the body of living organisms at each level of a food chain is called biological magnification.

Concept: Food Chain
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Chapter 15 Our Environment
Q 6.1 | Page 265
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Chapter 5 Our Environment
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