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How is Black Soil Formed? - Geography

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How is Black Soil formed?

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Black Soil is formed as a result of denudation of lava-flow rocks. They contain large quantities of lime, potash, aluminium, magnesium. They are deficient in phosphorus, nitrogen and organic matter. Black Soil is highly retentive of moisture, and become sticky when wet.

Concept: Different Types of Soil
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ICSE ICSE Class 10 Geography
Chapter 4 Soils in India
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