List two reasons to show that the existence of decomposers is essential in an ecosystem.
Decomposers include microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi that obtain nutrients by breaking down the remains of dead plants and animals.
Role of Decomposers:
- They help in the breakdown of organic matter biomass of dead plants and animals into simple inorganic raw materials such as COa, HaO and nutrients.
- They help in the natural replenishment of soil.
- They help in keeping the environment clean.