Consider the following statements:

  1. Biome is a smaller part of ecosystem with similar flora and fauna.
  2. Biodiversity increases as we move from equator towards pole.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

Biome is the larger part as it is the combination of several ecosystems.
Desert, grassland, savana and tundra are types of biomes
Biodiversity decreases as we move from equator towards pole with maximum concentrated in equator region.

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