Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 24 - Engage - Page 550: 1


1 Fungicides kill fungi that decompose dead /discarded tissues. Pesticides kill insects that are part of the detrital food web that recycle nutrients in tissues.

Work Step by Step

1b. The nutrients in dead and discarded tissues will not be recycled without the activities of fungi and insects . Absent the activities of these organisms, the nutrient cycles will be negatively impacted.
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