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Urea is preferred to ammonium sulphate soluble in water as a nitrogenous fertilizer because:

A
it is more soluble in water
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it is cheaper than ammonium sulphate
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it is quite stable
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D
it does not cause acidity in the soil
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The correct option is D it does not cause acidity in the soil
Urea is preferred to ammonium sulfate soluble in water as a nitrogenous fertilizer because It does not cause acidity in the soil. Also, urea is the best soluble nitrogenous fertilizer as it leaves only carbon dioxide after ammonia has been assimilated by weight. It contains nearly 47% of nitrogen by weight.

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