Differences between Clayey Soil and Sandy Soil

Differences between Clayey Soil and Sandy Soil are tabulated.

S.N. Clayey soil Sandy soil
1. Colour yellow to red Colour grey to white
2. Pores small in size Pores large in size
3. Particles are tightly packed Particles are loosely packed
4. Water can retain Water can not retain
5. Low percolation rate High percolation rate
6. Low infiltration rate High infiltration rate
7. Rich in humus Not rich in humus

Helping Topics

Soil

NCERT Solutions Class 7

Worksheet Class 7

Steps to Prevent of Soil Pollution

Benefits of Prevention of Soil Erosion

 

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