Q3 : What are decomposers? Name any two of them. What do they do in the forest?


Answer :

(1) Decomposers are micro-organisms that convert dead plants and animals to humus.

(2) Bacteria and fungi are the two types of decomposers.

(3) They help in the process of recycling nutrients by decomposing various dead organisms such as plants and animals to form humus.

(4) Thus decomposers help in maintaining the necessary nutrient balance in the soil.

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