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Different Soil Types And Their Characters In M.S

Particulars

 Soil type

 

 Shallow

 Medium

 Deep

 A) Area of state

10%

65 to 66%

25%

1.  Parent material

 Trap basalt

 Trap basalt

 Trap basalt

2. Topography

 Undulating

 Undulating

 Flat

3. Depth (Cm)

 Up to 22.5

 45 to 90

 Above 90

4. Texture

 Clay

 Clay loam

 Clay

5. Colour

 Light black

 Grayish black

 Black

6. pH

 7.5 to 8.0

 5.0 to 8.5

 8.0 to 8.5

7. T.S.S.   %

0.2

0.2

 0.2 to 0.3

8. Lime (CaCO3)%

 0.5 to 5.0

 1.0 to 10.0

 2.5 to 15.0

9. Nitrogen kg /ha

 Trace

 80 to 120

 100 to 200

10. C/N ratio

8 to 10

 10 to 12

 18 to 40

11. Available P2O5 kg/ha

 8 to 10

 15 to 30

 18 to 40

12. Available K20 kg/ha

60

 250 to 500

 250 to 850

13. Base situation

 10 to 15 mg/100

 30 to 60

 70 to 80

 capacity

 per gram

14. Sodium Saturation %

 Trace

10

10

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