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25
Jun

The Arid Western plains

The Arid Western plains include the following states: • Haryana • Rajasthan • Gujarat • Dadra and Nagar Haveli The major soil groups are as follows: • Alluvial soils • Red-yellow soils • Medium to deep black soils
25
Jun

The Sub-humid Sutlej-Ganga plains

1. In this region single crop of rice is cultivated from May - June to September - October. 2. The temperature during winter remains low. The Sub-humid Sutlej-Ganga plains include : • Punjab • Uttar Pradesh • Bihar • Delhi The major soil groups are • Calcareous alluvial soils • Riverine alluviums • Saline and alkaline soils • Red-yellow loams • Mixed red and black soil • Red sandy soils
25
Jun

The Semi-Arid Lava Plateau and Central Highlands

This region comprises of the following states: • Maharashtra • Western and Central Madhya Pradesh • Goa, Daman and Diu Union Territories The soil groups are • Alluvium coastal alluvium. • Mixed red and black soils.  The Ratnagiri district, parts of Kolhapur and south of Kolaba with high-rainfall zones and rice is cultivated in laterite soils.  In Western Madhya Pradesh, alluvial soils are found which are formed due to the alluvium deposited by the Chambal River.  These soils are neutral to slightly alkaline with low nitrogen and phosphorus content. However, potassium is medium to high.
25
Jun

The Humid Western Himalaya region

The major soil groups in this region are • Sub-montane Soil • Hill Soil • Terai soils The Humid Western Himalaya region comprises of the following regions : • Jammu and Kashmir: The rice soils which are found in Jammu and Kashmir have been formed from the alluvium deposited by the major rivers Chenab, Ravi, Tawi and their tributaries found mostly in Jammu and Kathua districts. The sub-montane soils are formed from the alluvium deposited in the valley floor by the Indus and the Jhelum rivers. They are silty loam to clay loam and neutral to alkaline. • Himachal Pradesh: Parent rocks such as sandstones, gray micaceous sandstones and shales of Sub-Himalayan region form the soils occurring in Himachal Pradesh. These soils are loam to silty loam and medium to high in organic matter and poor in available nutrients in general. Kumaon and the Garhwal division of Uttar Pradesh: The hill soils are found in the districts of Almora, Chamoli, Pithoragarh, Uttar Kashi and Dehradun of Uttranchal. These soils are shallow with fragments of rock occurring according to the elevations and have been categorized as red loam, brown forest soil, meadow soil and podzolic soil.
25
Jun

The Humid to Semi-Arid Western Ghats and Karnataka Plateau

The states covering this region are: • Karnataka • Tamil Nadu • Kerala • Union Territory of Puduchery and Lakshadweep Islands The soils of this region are • Laterite Soil • Red sandy or gravelly soil • Red loamy Soil • Coastal Alluvium
25
Jun

The Humid Eastern Himalayan region

The Humid Eastern Himalayan region and the Bay Islands include the following states: • Arunachal Pradesh • Nagaland • Manipur • Mizoram • Tripura • Meghalaya • The Andaman and Nicobar Islands The major soil groups are : • Red loamy soils • Lateritic soils • Red yellow soils • Alluvial soil
24
Jun

The Humid Bengal-Assam basin

The Humid Bengal-Assam basin includes • West Bengal • Assam The major soil groups are as follows : • Riverine alluvium • Terai soils • Lateritic soils • Red-yellow loams • Red sandy soils
24
Jun

The Arid Western Plains

The Arid Western plains include the following states : • Haryana • Rajasthan • Gujarat • Dadra and Nagar Haveli The major soil groups are as follows: • Alluvial soils • Red-yellow soils • Medium to deep black soils
1. The Arid Western Plains 2. The Humid Bengal-Assam Basin 3. The Humid Eastern Himalayan Region 4. The Humid to Semi-Arid Western Ghats and Karnataka Plateau 5. The Humid Western Himalayan Region 6. The Semi-Arid Lava Plateau and Central Highlands 7. The Sub-Humid Sutlej-Ganga Alluvial Plains 8. The Sub-Humid to Humid Eastern and South-Eastern Uplands
24
Jun

Coastal Alluvium Soil

1. Seen along the west coastal tracts with more permeability. They have been developed from recent marine deposits. Permeability is more. 2. This soil has low organic matter content. Low CEC. Water Holding Capacity is less
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