Consider the following statements about mangrove forests:

  1. Mangroves are small trees and shrubs confined to tropical and temperate tidal areas
  2. Mangroves help in Carbon sequestration and water filteration
  3. Mangroves are found on both east and west coast of India

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?
 

Answer: [B] 2 and 3 Only

First statement is wrong because mangroves are Large trees and shrubs confined to tropical and sub tropical areas.

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