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The compounds which does not get degraded under any circumstances is called _______

(a) Recalcitrant

(b) Persistent

(c) Mineralization

(d) Bioaccumulation

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This interesting question is from Remediation of Soil Polluted with Organic Pollutants in section Management and Remediation of Problem Soil of Environmental Biotechnology

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The correct choice is (a) Recalcitrant

To elaborate: Recalcitrant are the compounds that are persistent in the environment for a long time as it can not be degraded under any circumstances.

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