Biology Practice Problems Ecosystems Practice Problems Solution: If you applied a fungicide to a cornfield, what wo...

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Solution: If you applied a fungicide to a cornfield, what would you expect to happen to the rate of decomposition and net ecosystem production (NEP)?a. Both decomposition rate and NEP would decrease.b. Neither would change.c. Decomposition rate would increase and NEP would decrease.d. Decomposition rate would decrease and NEP would increase.

Problem

If you applied a fungicide to a cornfield, what would you expect to happen to the rate of decomposition and net ecosystem production (NEP)?

a. Both decomposition rate and NEP would decrease.

b. Neither would change.

c. Decomposition rate would increase and NEP would decrease.

d. Decomposition rate would decrease and NEP would increase.