Posts Tagged ‘ soil forming materials ’

Soil-Water Conservation

June 11, 2012
By Krishiworld
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The problem of conserving soil and moisture is also of very great importance in the extensive regions of low and uncertain rainfall, forming parts of Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. These tracts are characterized by scanty, ill-distributed and highly erosive rains, undulating topography, high wind velocity and generally shallow soils. The...

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Soil & soil forming materials

June 8, 2012
By Krishiworld
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SOIL may be defined as a thin layer of earth’s crust which serves as a natural medium for growth of plants. It is the unconsolidated mineral matter that has been subjected to, and influenced by, genetic and environmental factors– parent material, climate, organisms and topography all acting over a period of time. Soil differs...

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