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  1. SOIL FORMATION OF SOIL AND ITS TYPES

  2. SOIL • Soil can be defined as the solid material on the Earth’s surface that result from the interaction of weathering and biological on the parent material or underlying hard rock. • The study of soil as a natural occuring phenomena is termed as Pedology (from the Greek word pedon,meaning soil of earth).

  3. Formation of Soil • Soil develop as a result of the interplay of 5 factors- • Parent rock material,climate, vegetation, flora and fauna.

  4. Major types of Soil • The main types of soil in India are as follows: 1) Red soils 2) Laterites and lateritic soil 3) Black soil 4) Alluvial soils 5) Forest & hill soils 6) Desert Soil