Which of the sentences below best expresses the essential information in the highlighted sentence in the passage? Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information. A. Farming has had more success in the northeast of Japan compared to the region along the Inland Sea, where topography and climate make life difficult for people. B. In the northeast of Japan, climate and topography have collectively limited agricultural output, resulting in an increased risk of crop failure and hardship. C. Along the Inland Sea, where topography increases the intensity of the extreme climate, decreased agricultural output has resulted from crop failure and hardship. D. In the northeast of Japan, the danger of failed crops has resulted in more difficulties compared with topography and climate.