The Ash-Grey Soils of High-Latitude Coniferous Forests are Knows as:
Answer: (4) Podsols
In high-latitude coniferous forests region, winter season is colder and longer, rainfall is moderate and Summer season is of shorter period.
Characteristics of Ash-Grey Soil Region:
- Low human activity because of too much cold. Leaching process and Bacterial activity is also low.
- Slow breakdown of needle leaves occurs and humus formation is also restricted.
- This soil is deficient in Calcium (Ca), Magnesium () and Potassium (K), because of which this soil is unproductive.
- This soil is also acidic in nature and lack humus.
Ash-Grey Soil is not suitable for crop cultivation.