Soil is the most important and fundamental source which is required for the growth of plants. Every crop has a specific type of soil requirement for its growth e.g. suitable soil for cotton should have maximum proportion of silt and clay. The soils having these contents have good water holding capacity and these soils can protect the crop and hold it well. The cotton crop is cultivated widely and different parameters of soil classification exist throughout the world. Field experiments show that black soil, alluvial soils and clay loam soils. All these types of soils are enriched with the silt and clay content.

March 2, 2011 | Afifa Gillani | 1 Comment | 708 views