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What is a food pyramid? What is the role of food pyramid in the functioning of ecosystems?

Asked by Topperlearning User 17th October 2017, 7:37 AM
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Answer:

A graphical representation of various trophic levels of a food chain in an ecosystem is called an ecological pyramid or a food pyramid.

Role of food pyramid in the functioning of ecosystems:

The trophic levels in a food chain can be explained with the help of a food pyramid.

The ecological pyramids help us to understand the structure, functional diversity and energy conversion efficiency of ecosystems.

Answered by Expert 17th October 2017, 9:37 AM
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