How are living organisms dependent on the soil? Are organisms that live in water totally independent of soil as a resource?

Asked by simran2 | 22nd Aug, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Most living things in soils, including plants, insects, bacteria and fungi, are dependent on organic matter for nutrients and energy.
No, organisms that live in water are not totally independent of soil as a resource.

Answered by  | 22nd Aug, 2010, 11:30: PM

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