Q. Which of the following is/are the benefits of Stubble burning?
1.Kills weeds resistant to herbicide
2.Can reduce nitrogen tie-up
3.Faster clearance of the field
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 3 only

[C] 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

The advantages of of Stubble burning are,

  • It quickly clears the field and is the cheapest alternative.
  • Kills weeds, including those resistant to herbicide.
  • Kills slugs and other pests.
  • Can reduce nitrogen tie-up.

Source: Indian Express