Salinization occurs when the irrigation water accumulated in the soil evaporates, leaving behind salts and minerals. What are the effects of salinization on the irrigated land?
- It greatly increases the crop production
- It makes some soils impermeable
- It raises the water table
- It fills the air spaces in the soil with water
Soil salinity makes it more difficult for plants to absorb soil moisture. It has detrimental effects on plant growth and yield.
The correct option is B.