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Crops that are grown on acidic sulphate soils gets destroyed due to nutrient deficiency caused due to _____________

(a) Aluminium toxicity

(b) Sodium toxicity

(c) Oxygen toxicity

(d) Nitrogen toxicity

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The query is from Management of Other Problem Soils in division Management and Remediation of Problem Soil of Environmental Biotechnology

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Right answer is (a) Aluminium toxicity

Easiest explanation: Crops grown on acidic sulphate soils gets destroyed as a result of  Aluminium toxicity in the soil, also, the soil is acidic and crops doesn’t grow well on that, also, nutrient deficiency is the major caused, Sodium  toxicity and Oxygen toxicity, Nitrogen  toxicity is not found in certain soil conditions.

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