2 the plants utilize carbon dioxide in the occurrence

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2. The plants utilize carbon dioxide in the occurrence of daylight and water in a procedure known as photosynthesis to make food, carbohydrates in particular. 3. The consumer organisms then feed on the plants and permit the carbon compounds along the food chain. The faunae release most of the carbon dioxide through breathing. 4. When both plants and animals die, they decompose with the help of decomposers, such as bacteria and fungi and the carbon in their bodies eventually returns to the atmosphere to be used by the growing crops and the animals, which are alive. The process of recycling carbon then continues. However, there is little decomposition in the deserts, and it is believed that most of the organic carbon accumulates on the earth’s crust as fossil fuels.
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ECOSYSTEMS AND HOW THEY WORK 4 Desert Disturbance and Recovery Monsoons are common natural in the deserts, and they occur as a result of an accumulation of clouds and then later the storms start to produce signs of rain. Monsoons cause disturbances to the biotic and abiotic components in the desert when they produce lightning which can cause a natural fire. When fires occur, it can burn the scarce crops and interfere with the consumers’ source of food, and as a result, mammals which live in the desert becomes wiped out due to hunger. Moreover, the structure of the soil gets burned whenever there is a natural fire. Global warming is the major human-caused disturbances that also affect the deserts.
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  • Fall '14
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  • Ecology, Precipitation

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