How are living organisms dependent on soil? Are organisms that live in water totally independent of soil as a resource ?


-Bhawna bhardwaj, Subject matter expert at edumarz

Answer : Minerals , water , organic matter ,and air are all present in soil, which is a complicated mixture .Autotrophs rely on soil for their survival ,they rely on it for water ,minerals, and nutrients .green plants are also necessary for all others organism, whether directly or indirectly. As a result ,Soil is vital to all species.

Because Aquatic plants at the bottom of water bodies get their nutrition from soil, Aquatic organisms aren”nt completely self sufficient .

Aquatic species rely on aquatic plants for their sustenance ,whether directly or indirectly .As a result , creatures that live in water are not completely self-sufficient.

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