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(See the complete passage discussion here: lsat/viewtopic.php?t=14217)
The correct answer choice is (B)
This question asks for the circumstances in which it would be LEAST advantageous to use the
methods researched in the Netherlands study. This means that the four incorrect answer choices
will provide circumstances under which the Netherlands study methods would be beneficial, and the
correct answer choice will be the only exception.
Answer choice (A): The research in the Netherlands dealt with over-farmed land, so in this
circumstance the methods researched would be beneficial.
Answer choice (B): This is the correct answer choice. If the topsoil can easily be removed and
replaced, then taking that approach would be the quickest way, according to the first paragraph of the
Answer choice (C): One of the issues with over-farmed land is over-fertilization, an issue with the
former cornfield studied in the Netherlands, so the methods researched in that study would be likely
to be beneficial in this circumstance.
Answer choice (D): The planting of various grass and herb species is one of the methods researched
in the study, so this choice presents a circumstance under which the use of such methods would be
likely to be beneficial, so this is one of the incorrect answers to this Must be True EXCEPT question.
Answer choice (E): The passage provides no reason to believe that under such circumstance the
Netherlands research methods would not be advantageous, so this choice should be ruled out of