chemical properties of alluvial soil

Asked by ameeverma66 | 6th May, 2021, 04:38: PM

Expert Answer:

Properties or the characteristics of alluvial soil are:

  • Alluvial soil is considered the most fertile soil. The entire northern plains of India are made of alluvial soil.
  • Alluvial soil contains sand, silt and clay.
  • According to age, the alluvial soil is classified as Bangar (old alluvial) and Khadar (new alluvial).
  • Alluvial soil contains an ample amount of potash, phosphoric acid and lime. The soil is thus suitable for the growth of sugarcane, wheat and rice

Answered by Ramandeep | 6th May, 2021, 06:17: PM

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