UPSC Ecology And Environment Current Ecological Developments Question Bank Current Ecological Developments

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    Which state(s) has/have fully exploited maximum sustainable yield?

    A) Maharashtra                  

    B) Tamil Nadu

    C) Both [a] and [b] 

    D) None of the above

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu have exploited maximum sustainable yield. Maximum sustainable yield or MSY is the largest yield that can be taken from a species' stock over an indefinite period. Focusing on, the concept or MSY aims to maintain the population size at the point of maximum growth rate by harvesting the individual that would normally be added to the population. The government in Maharashtra has framed several policies to exploit their population and resources to achieve Maximum sustainable yield.

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