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Which of the following causes nutrient deficiency in crops that are grown on acidic sulphate soils?

(a) Aluminum toxicity

(b) Sodium toxicity

(c) Oxygen toxicity

(d) Nitrogen toxicity

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Question is taken from Dose in portion Environmental Impact of Pollutants and Analysis of Dose – Effect Relationship of Environmental Biotechnology

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Correct answer is (a) Aluminum toxicity

The explanation: Crops grown on acidic sulphate soils gets destroyed as a result of Aluminum 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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