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Is air a biotic or an abiotic component of the ecosystem? State its role in the ecosystem.

Asked by Topperlearning User 4th June 2014, 1:23 PM
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Air is an abiotic component of the ecosystem.

Role of air in the ecosystem:

(1) Oxygen from the air is essential for the animals for respiration.

(2) Carbon dioxide is useful for the plants for photosynthesis.

(3) Air serves as a medium for flight of birds, insects, etc.

(4) Air is an agent for the dispersal of seeds, fruits, flowers, pollen, etc.

Answered by Expert 4th June 2014, 3:23 PM
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