The condition where crops are unable to absorb water from soil even when water is available is:
Physiological drought refers to a condition where crops are unable to absorb water from soil even when water is available, due to the high osmotic pressure of soil solution due to increased soil concentration, as in saline and alkaline soils. It is not due to deficit of water supply.
|List I||List II|
|A. IRGA||I. Transpiration rate|
|B. Porometer||II. Water potential|
|C. Osmometer||III. Photosynthetic rate|
|D. Pressure bomb system||IV. Osmotic potential|