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Question 4 0 out of 4 points Which region contains the largest amount of the global nitrogen pool?    
Question 5 4 out of 4 points Which of the following is the slowest to decompose?    
Question 6 36 out of 40 points Match the answer to the question. Question Correct Match Selected Match ________ is the process by which plants absorb a portion of their nutrients from senescing tissues to be stored and used for the production of new tissues. G. retranslocati on G. retranslocati on The breakdown of chemical bonds that were formed during the construction of plant and animal tissues is called ________. R. decompositio n R. decompositio n The release of organically bound nutrients into an inorganic form is called ________. B. mineralizatio n B. mineralizatio n The introduction of high levels of nutrients into a body of water is called ________. L. eutrophicatio n L. eutrophicatio n Precipitation brings appreciable quantities of nutrients into ecosystems that are collectively called ________. E.   wetfall E.   wetfall Large quantities of nutrients are bound tightly in ________ structure; they are not readily available until released by the activities of decomposers.

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