Nitrogenous Fertilizers in Agriculture

What can be impact of excessive/ inappropriate use of nitrogenous fertilizers in agriculture?
1. Proliferation of nitrogen-fixing microorganisms in soil can occur.
2. Increase in the acidity of soil can take place.
3. Leaching of nitrate to the groundwater can occur
Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 26th August 2015 in Agriculture.
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    Answer: (c) 2 and (3) only

    Leaching of nitrate to the groundwater can occur and increase in the acidity of soil can take place.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 26th August 2015.
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