A Land is Said to be Water-Logged when

By Aina Parasher|Updated : July 26th, 2022

A land is said to be water-logged when _______________

  1. The aeration is stopped in the root zone due to the rise in water content.
  2. There is a reduction in crop yield.
  3. There is an accumulation of alkali salts in the root zone of the crop.
  4.  There is salinity in the soil.

Answer: A. The aeration is stopped in the root zone due to the rise in water content.

A land is said to be water-logged when the aeration is stopped in the root zone due to the rise in water content.

Solution:-

A land is said to be waterlogged when its productivity or fertility gets affected by the high water table. When the root zone of the plant gets flooded with water the productivity of land also gets affected and land becomes aerated. Hence, a land is said to be water-logged when the aeration is stopped in the root zone due to the rise in water content.

Cause of water-logging:

  1. Inadequate drainage
  2. Heavy rainfall
  3. Seepage of water from canal system 
  4. Submergence due to flood 
  5. Inadequate drainage
  6. Intensive irrigation 

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