. The detritus food chain begins with
A: primary producers
B: primary consumers
C: secondary consumers
D: dead organic matter
Detritus food chain is a type of food chain which starts with dead organic matter.
Primary producers are the food producing organisms. Ex- Autotrophs
Primary consumers are those organisms who feed on primary producers. Ex- Insects, termites etc.
Secondary consumers are those organisms who feed on primary consumers, Ex- Frog,snakes etc.
Final answer :-
The correct answer is dead organic matter, i.e option (D).