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Iron is an essential nutrient for plants, which absorb it from the soil. Iron deficiency is often found in wet, clayey soils that have a high content of:

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carbonate
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chloride
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phosphate
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sulphate
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Solution

The correct option is A carbonate
Iron and carbon occurs combinedly. Iron ore contains carbon percentage more. In clay, wet soils carbon content is more. So, Iron deficiency is there. In reactions carbon changes to carbonate.

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