What is soil?How is it formed? State the major factor that decides the structure of soil. What role does it play?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 27th Apr, 2016, 07:59: AM

Expert Answer:

Soil is a mixture of small particles of rocks and decayed organic matter.

Soil is formed by the weathering of rocks. The major factor that decides the structure of soil is humus. It makes the soil more porous so that water penetrates deep under the ground.

Answered by  | 27th Apr, 2016, 09:59: AM