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In this article, we will discuss ‘Properties of Soil’ from chapter ‘Soil’ out for Class 7 Science.
Percolation rate of water in the soil
Percolation rate (ml/min) = amount of water (ml) / percolation time (min).
Solution – Rate of percolation is = amount of water (ml)/ percolation time (min)
= 200 ml/ 40 min
= 5 ml/ min
Ans- The rate of percolation is 5 ml/ min.
Moisture in soil
Absorption of water by soil
U is the initial volume of
V is the final volume of water (ml)
Fig. A beaker with a funnel
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Soil and Crops
Wheat and gram require clayey and loamy soil for growth.
Rye grows in sandy loam.
Fig. Rye cultivation in sandy loam soil
Paddy requires clayey and soil rich in organic matter which has a good water retention property.
Fig. paddy field
Loamy soils are required to cultivate lentils and other pulses.
Sandy loam soils which can hold a large amount of water are ideal for the cultivation of cotton, potato, asparagus.
Fig. Cotton, potato, asparagus cultivation in sandy loam soils
Clayey soils are rich in humus and very fertile and hence ideal for the growth of rose, wheat.
Fig. Rose cultivation
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