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Which of the following product is not used to reduce the soil alkalinity?

(a) Sphagnum peat

(b) Elemental sulfur

(c) Organic mulches

(d) Baking powder

This question was posed to me by my school teacher while I was bunking the class.

This key question is from Management of Alkali Soil topic in portion Management and Remediation of Problem Soil of Environmental Biotechnology

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Right option is (d) Baking powder

The explanation: Sphagnum peat, Elemental sulfur, Organic mulches contains acidic components which tends to decrease the soil pH whereas, Baking powder tends to increase the pH, hence, making it more alkaline.

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