Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 57 - Dynamics of Ecosystems - Figure 57.17 - Inquiry Question: 1

Answer

If the primary producers produce more but are quickly consumed by herbivores, production increases without an increase in biomass.

Work Step by Step

This is like the example of an inverted pyramid, so it may help to review Fig. 57.13.
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