What are autotrophs and heterotrophs 

Asked by sivakumar.kiruba | 3rd Aug, 2019, 05:20: PM

Expert Answer:

S.No
Autotrophs
Heterotrophs
1.
The organisms that can prepare their own food using inorganic material from the environment. E.g. green plants.
The organisms that cannot prepare their own food and depend on others (producers) for their food. E.g. animals and human beings.
2.
Autotrophs use COand release Oin environment.
Heterotrophs use Oand release CO2 in environment.

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 3rd Aug, 2019, 05:40: PM

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