R. retranslocationR. retranslocation
The breakdown of chemical bonds that were formed during the construction of plant and animal tissues is called ________.
The release of organically bound nutrients into an inorganic form is called ________.
The introduction of high levels of nutrients into a body of water is called ________.I. eutrophicationI. eutrophicationPrecipitation brings appreciable quantities of nutrients into ecosystems that are collectively called ________.
Large quantities of nutrients are bound tightly in ________ structure; they are not readily available until released by the activities of decomposers.
Some nutrients are ________ from the soil and carried out of ecosystems by underground water flow to streams.Q. leached