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Which of the following layer is loosely packed?
Clay soils have little air. But they are heavy as they hold more water than the sandy soils. The best topsoil for growing plants is loam. Loamy soil is a mixture of sand, clay and another type of soil particle known as silt.
________ soil is best for the cultivation of plants.
Loamy soil is best suited for cultivation as it contains the desired nutrients and water holding capacity.
Fertilizers are added in the soil to replenish the lost _______
Fertilizers are added to the soil to replace the lost minerals such as nitrogen, iron etc.
______ is added to loamy soil for the better growth of plants
Humus is added to the loamy soil to make it richer in nutrients and minerals for the better growth of plants.
How does a 'sandy' soil feel like to touch?
Sandy soil is gritty in texture.
Humus, silt, clay and sand are all parts of:
Humus, silt, clay and sand all are parts of soil
Humus, which is formed by the decay of plant and animal matter, is important for the formation of most _______.
Humus that is made up of dried rotten plant and animal matter is organic in nature and is responsible for the formation of minerals.
Which of the following soil is used in pottery.
Clayey soil is used to make pots, toys and statues.
This is a soil ingredient that is made up of decayed plants and animals.
Humus is made up of decayed plants and animals.
Which soil horizon has the least nutrients?
Hard rock contains mainly bed rocks and is deficient in nutrients.