List of Major Classification of Indian Soils PDF Download
Hello Students! Today we are sharing the Updated List of Major Classification of Indian Soils PDF Download. The Major Classification of Soils is described in this PDF. This PDF list contains information about Soil. Information like colors of Soils etc. is available in this PDF. This PDF is required for all those students who are preparing for government examinations. You can download this PDF from the link given below.
|Soils ||Rich in||Lacks in||Crops grow||States where found|
|1. Red||Iron and Potash||Nitrogen, Phosphorous, and humus||Wheat, rice, cotton, sugarcane, and pulses||Eastern and southern part of the Deccan plateau, Orissa, Chattisgarh, and southern parts of the middle Ganga plain.|
|2. Saline and Alkaline||Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium||Nitrogen and Calcium||Unfit for agriculture||Western Gujarat, deltas of the Eastern coast, Sunderban areas of West Bengal, Punjab, and Haryana|
|3. Black (Regur soil)||Lime, Iron, Magnesia and Alumina, Potash||Phosphorous, Nitrogen and Organic matter||Cotton, sugarcane, Jowar, Tobacco, Wheat, Rice, etc.||Deccan plateau- Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Valleys of Krishna and Godavari|
|4. Arid and Desert||Soluble Salts, phosphate||Humus, Nitrogen||Only Drought-resistant and Salt-Tolerant crops such as barley, rape, cotton, millets maize and pulses||Western Rajasthan, North Gujarat, and southern Punjab|
|5. Alluvial||Potash and Lime||Lime Nitrogen and Phosphorous||The Large variety of rabi and Kharif crops such as Wheat, Rice, sugarcane, Cotton, Jute, etc||Mainly found in the plains of Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana, UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, etc.|
|6. Laterite||Iron and Aluminum||Organic matter, Nitrogen, Phosphate and Calcium||Cashewnuts, tea, coffee, rubber||Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, and Orissa hills.|
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