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Which of the salts are found in abundance in coastal saline soils?

(a) Oxygen

(b) NaCl and Na2SO4

(c) Nitrogen

(d) Carbon monoxide

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This interesting question is from Management of Coastal Saline Soil topic in portion Management and Remediation of Problem Soil of Environmental Biotechnology

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Right choice is (b) NaCl and Na2SO4

For explanation: Coastal saline soils contain salts which make them saline, where NaCl and Na2SO4 salts are present in abundance, whereas Oxygen, nitrogen and Carbon monoxide are gases and hence, air components and not salts.

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