Ten percent law of energy transfer in a food chain is given by (1) Schimper (2) Elton (3) Haeckel (4) Lindeman

Answer: (4)

Reymond Lindeman gave ten per cent of energy transfer law or Lindeman’s trophic efficiency rule in food chains. The 10 per cent energy is transferred from one trophic level to the next successive trophic level according to this rule. During energy transfer and respiration, the majority of the energy is lost. The maximum energy is in the first trophic stage.

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