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One of the following statement is incorrect with reference to biodiversity. Identify it 


A
Biodiversity increases with higher altitudes to lower altitudes
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B
Depletion in genetic diversity of crop plants is mainly due to the introduction of better varieties with high yield, disease resistance, etc
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C
The richest reservoirs of animal and plant life (species richness) with few or no threatened species are called 'biodiversity hot spots'
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D
Biodiversity decreases from equator to polar regions
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Solution

The correct option is C The richest reservoirs of animal and plant life (species richness) with few or no threatened species are called 'biodiversity hot spots'
Biodiversity hotspots are the biogeographic regions which are rich in reservoirs of plants and animals. And these are also threatened by habitat loss and other human activities. 

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