“Diatoms the chief producers of the ocean are useful to us even after their death” .        Evaluate the statement.

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They are useful to us even after their death because they leave behind the indestructible silica cell walls in their habitat. The accumulation of these cell walls in their habitat in large amounts result in the formation of diatomaceous earth. The soil of diatomaceous earth is used in polishing, filtration of oils and syrups etc. 
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