Which of the following is the largest contributor to land degradation in India?

Answer: [B] Water Erosion

The top layer of the soil is generally carried away by the splash of water during rainfall or floods. Rainfall and the surface runoff which may result from rainfall, produces four main types of soil erosion: splash erosion, sheet erosion, rill erosion, and gully erosion.

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