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» Ecology and Plant Geography » Pollution & Control
Appeared in Year: 2014
Describe in Detail
Write brief notes on the following in about 150 words each: Eutrophication
(Paper 2, Section B)
Eutrophication is the over-enrichment of water by nutrients (e. g. from chemical fertilizer or sewage) which is causing overgrowth and decay of plants, deoxygenation of water, and the death of its organisms.
This enhanced plant growth, often called an algal bloom, reduces dissolved oxygen in the water when dead plant… (492 more words) …