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  1. primary productionnoun

    The organic matter produced from carbon dioxide by photosynthesis

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  1. Primary production

    Primary production is the synthesis of organic compounds from atmospheric or aqueous carbon dioxide. It principally occurs through the process of photosynthesis, which uses light as its source of energy, but it also occurs through chemosynthesis, which uses the oxidation or reduction of chemical compounds as its source of energy. Almost all life on earth is directly or indirectly reliant on primary production. The organisms responsible for primary production are known as primary producers or autotrophs, and form the base of the food chain. In terrestrial ecoregions, these are mainly plants, while in aquatic ecoregions algae are primarily responsible. Primary production is distinguished as either net or gross, the former accounting for losses to processes such as cellular respiration, the latter not.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of primary production in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of primary production in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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