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Select the wrong statement

(a) Forests provide variety of products

(b) Forests have greater plant diversity

(c) Forests do not conserve soil

(d) Forests conserve water

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Forests are major sites for conservation of soil. The roots of trees firmly hold the soil particles to protect it from flowing away. The humus is more in the soil of forests.

Forest provides variety of products, e.g., timber, paper etc. They have a greater plant diversity as different type of plants are naturally present. Forest also helps in conservation of water.

Hence option (c) is correct.

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