The Yamuna floodplain has frequently made news in recent times. Consider the following statements about floodplains as geographical feature:

  1. Floodplain restoration reduces denitrification.
  2. Floodplains are generally rich in nutrients.
  3. Floodplains help in Groundwater recharge.
  4. Floodplains are home to rich eco-systems.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2, 3 & 4

First statement is incorrect because Floodplain restoration enhances denitrification.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module