What is the difference between the concepts of food chain and food web?

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Biology

The chain concept is a theoretical model to study the energy flux in ecosystems. Actually in an ecosystem the organisms are part of several interconnected food chains, forming a food web. Therefore the chain is a theoretical linear sequence and the web is a more realistic representation of nature in which the food chains interconnect forming a web. 

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Dipti KC
May 28, 2023
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