Definition of Secondary production.
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Secondary production. Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Marine Biology
The production of living material per unit area (or volume) per unit time by herbivores. Usually expressed as grams carbon per meter
Secondary production. Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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In ecology, productivity or production refers to the rate of generation of biomass in an ecosystem. It is usually expressed in units of mass per unit surface (or volume) per unit time, for instance grams per square metre per day (g m-2 d-1). The mass unit may relate to dry matter or to the mass of carbon generated. Productivity of autotrophs such as plants is called primary productivity, while that of heterotrophs such as animals is called secondary productivity.
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