In Which One of the following States is Laterite Soil Found?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Kerala
  4. Uttar Pradesh
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 27th June 2015 in Agriculture.
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Laterite soils commonly found in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh. This soil format also found in hilly areas of Orissa and Assam.  The laterite soils in India are not fertile at all and are not suitable to agriculture. They are coarse in texture and beggarly in nitrogen, phosphoric acid, potash and urea. This soil is acidic in nature and not capable of retaining moisture. It is affluent in iron and aluminium compounds but it is poor in lime and silica due to leaching.

Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 28th June 2015.
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