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Unformatted text preview: D. Respiration a. The process by which organic matter (glucose) is broken down to release chemical energy. E. Autotroph (Primary Producer) a. Feeds themselves. b. Photosynthesis c. Energy source = light d. Carbon source = CO2 (inorganic) e. Other inorganic molecules are required as well. F. Heterotrophs (Consumer) a. Respiration only. b. Energy source = organic C c. Carbon source = organic C d. Source of N, P = organic (typically)...
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- Spring '08
- environment C. Photosynthesis, energyrich organic matter