List of Major Classification of Indian Soils PDF

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Rich in
Lacks in
Crops grow
States where found
1. RedIron and PotashNitrogen, Phosphorous, and humusWheat, rice, cotton, sugarcane, and pulsesEastern and southern part of the Deccan plateau, Orissa, Chattisgarh, and southern parts of the middle Ganga plain.
2. Saline and AlkalineSodium, Potassium, MagnesiumNitrogen and CalciumUnfit for agricultureWestern Gujarat, deltas of the Eastern coast, Sunderban areas of West Bengal, Punjab, and Haryana
3. Black (Regur soil)Lime, Iron, Magnesia and Alumina, PotashPhosphorous, Nitrogen and Organic matterCotton, sugarcane, Jowar, Tobacco, Wheat, Rice, etc.Deccan plateau- Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Valleys of Krishna and Godavari
4. Arid and DesertSoluble Salts, phosphateHumus, NitrogenOnly Drought-resistant and Salt-Tolerant crops such as barley, rape, cotton, millets maize and pulsesWestern Rajasthan, North Gujarat, and southern Punjab
5. AlluvialPotash and LimeLime Nitrogen and PhosphorousThe Large variety of rabi and Kharif crops such as Wheat, Rice, sugarcane, Cotton, Jute, etcMainly found in the plains of Gujarat,  Punjab, Haryana, UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, etc.
6. LateriteIron and AluminumOrganic matter, Nitrogen, Phosphate and CalciumCashewnuts, tea, coffee, rubberKarnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, and Orissa hills.


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