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nutrient cycling


The cycling of nutrients between organisms and the physical environment. © 2010 by Nature Education Knowledge.
Source: nature.com

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nutrient cycling


All the processes by which nutrients are transferred from one organism to another. For instance, the carbon cycle includes uptake of carbon dioxide by plants, ingestion by animals, and respiration and decay of the animal.
Source: ucmp.berkeley.edu

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nutrient cycling


the cycling of nutrients through the environment and its inhabitants from soil to plants to animals and back to soil.
Source: terrapsych.com

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nutrient cycling


The pattern of transfer of nutrients between the components of a food web
Source: otlibrary.com

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nutrient cycling


The flow of nutrients from one component of an ecosystem to another, such as when a plant or animal dies and releases nutrients that become available to other plants and animals.
Source: deq.idaho.gov

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nutrient cycling


the process by which nutrients move from the soil to plants, animals and back to the soil again. These nutrients are then used by the plant and thus the cycle continues.
Source: mainlandminerals.com

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Transfers and chemical transformations of nutrients in ecosystems, including recycling through decomposition.
Source: celp.ca


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