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The following organisms form a food chain. Which of these will have the highest concentration of non- biodegradable chemicals?

Name the phenomenon associated with it: Insects, Hawk, Grass, Snake, Frog.

Answer:

The food chain will be as follows:

Food Chain, - Teachoo.jpg

The increase in concentration of harmful and toxic substances in higher trophic levels in the food chain, due to the presence of these substances in the lower levels is called biological magnification.

So, since hawks are at the highest trophic level, it will have the highest concentration of non-biodegradable chemicals.

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FOOD CHAIN Plants Insects Frog Snake Hawks

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