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Assertion :Net primary productivity is less than the gross primary productivity. Reason: Net primary productivity is equal to the gross primary productivity minus the respiration losses.


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Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
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Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
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Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
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Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect
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The correct option is A Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
Gross primary productivity(GPP) of an ecosystem is the rate of production of organic matter during photosynthesis. Net primary productivity(NPP) is the amount of organic matter stored by producers per unit area per unit time. Gross primary productivity minus respiration losses is the net primary productivity i.e,, NPP$$=$$GPP$$-$$R.

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