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Why is Eichhornia Crassipes Nicknamed as “Terror of Bengal”? - Biology

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Why is Eichhornia crassipes nicknamed as “Terror of Bengal”?

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The plant Eichhornia crassipes is nicknamed as the “Terror of Bengal” because it grows at an alarming rate and spreads on the surface of the water body. This cut out of the light and it also causes an increase in the oxygen demand. Thus, causing the death of fishes and other aquatic organisms.

Concept: Introduction of Water Pollution and Its Control
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