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How does algae reaches the soil surface during dry season?

(a) Capillary rise

(b) Diffusion

(c) Active transport

(d) Passive transport

This question was addressed to me in an interview.

My question comes from Microalgal Species for Aquaculture topic in section Biotechnological Approaches of Microalgal Culture of Environmental Biotechnology

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The correct choice is (a) Capillary rise

Best explanation: Salt reaches the soil surface through Capillary rise during dry season making the soil saline and making the agricultural lands unproductive for crop growths, gases travel by diffusion, active transport requires energy whereas passive transport does not.

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