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Te Reo Pūtaiao

kaiwhakapopo

decomposer

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He rauropi ka nakunaku, ka whakangāwherewhere i ngā matū pararopi. Hei tauira, he kaiwhakapopo te hekaheka, te noke me ētahi huakita. He wāhi nui tonu tō te kaiwhakapopo i roto i te pūnaha hauropi, inā ka tukuna e ia he matū matua ki te kōhauhau, ki te oneone rānei (pērā i te hauota [N] me te waro [C]).

An organism that digests and breaks down organic matter. Fungi, earthworms and some bacteria are examples of decomposers. Decomposers play an important role in the ecosystem in releasing essential chemicals into the atmosphere or the earth, such as nitrogen and carbon.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha i kīia ai he kaiwhakapopo te huakita?

Whakarōpūngia ngā momo kaiwhakapopo.

Tukuna ai e te kaiwhakapopo te hauota ki te oneone me te kōhauhau.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha i kīia ai he kaiwhakapopo te huakita?

Whakarōpūngia ngā momo kaiwhakapopo.

Tukuna ai e te kaiwhakapopo te hauota ki te oneone me te kōhauhau.