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Excessive irrigation and the chemical application have impacted agriculture and environment in what ways?
(a) Excess of water in soil results in water logging condition which adversely affects soil aeration. It inhibits the process of germination of seeds. Roots do not grow properly in a standing water field and destroy standing crops
(b) Chemicals are applied to the crops in the form of fertilizers and pesticides. Excessive use pollutes water causing damage to aquatic life.
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