Science Class 10 Term 2, Answer to the question – In the following food chain, only 2J of energy was available to the peacocks. How much energy would have been present in Grass ? Justify your answer. GRASS->GRASS->HOPPER->FROG->SNAKE->PEACOCK
The answer to the question –
Energy present in Grass = 20000J
Justification: According to the ten percent law of energy in a food chain, only ten percent of energy is transferred to the next trophic level. Thus, the energy keeps on decreasing by 10% at each level.
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