. The term ecosystem was coined by
A: E.P. Odum
B: A.G. Tansley
C: E. Haeckel
D: E. Warming
Option B is correct:
►The union of all the living organisms and the environment they live in together make the ecosystem.
►There are various ecosystems based on natural factors like land, air, water, etc.
►The term ‘Ecosystem’ was first coined by a British Ecologist, A. G. Tansley in the year 1935.
Options A, C, and D are incorrect:
►The other biologists - E. P. Odum, E. Haeckel, and E. Warming worked on the concepts of ecosystem and ecology.
►But they did not coin the term ‘Ecosystem’.
Option B is correct, that is,
The term ecosystem was coined by A. G. Tansley.