The Land degradation can result in __:
1. Decline in the productive capacity of the land
2. Soil acidification and alkalinisation
3. Soil salination
4. Soil sealing
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

Land degradation is caused by many factors, including extreme weather conditions particularly drought, and human activities that pollute or degrade the quality of soils and land utility negatively.Soil sealing refers to land degradation due to covering of the soil surface with impervious materials as a result of urban development and infrastructure construction.

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