CBSE - X - Science
"vegetarian food habits can sustain a larger number of people." Justify this statement in terms of food chain.
- Vegetarian food means consuming the producers. Producer is the first trophic level of the terrestrial food chains.
- Generally organisms at the lowest trophic level are always greater in number. As we move to the higher trophic levels, the number and the complexity of organisms increase.
- Producers support large number of organisms.
- Hence, vegetarian food habit can sustain a large number of people.
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