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Various Types Of Soils In India

Soils in India

Soils in India

Soils In India

Soil is a mixture of small particles found on earth mainly small rocks. Soils are classified on the basis of color, texture, moisture etc.
Main types of soils in India

  • Alluvial Soil
  • Black or Regur Soil
  • Red Soil
  • Laterite Soil
  • Desert Soil
  • Mountain Soil
  • Saline and Alkaline Soil
  • Reaty and Marshy Soil

List of Soils in India

Type of Soil States
Alluvial Soil Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand.
Black or Regur Soil Deccan Plateau, Valleys of Krishna and Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu.
Red Soil Eastern Ports of Deccan Plateau, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Odisha, and Meghalaya.
Laterite Soil Summits of Eastern and Western Ghats, Asom Hills, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal and Odisha.
Desert Soil West and North West India, Rajasthan, North Gujarat, Southern Punjab.
Mountain Soil Hills of Jammu and Kashmir, Uttrakhand, and Asom Hills.
Saline and Alkaline Soil Drier parts of Bihar, Jharkhand, UP, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Maharashtra.
Reaty and Marshy Soil Kerala, Coastal Regions of Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Sunderban of West Bengal.

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Also See

Wikipedia – Soil

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