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The soil type that contains nutrients which are not readily available for plant is A.alluvial B.clayed C.sandy D.loamy?

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Gaby
1 month ago
Clayey soil is mostly waterlogged and very
hard,such that the abundant nutrients
won't be available to the root hairs for plant
growth especially during dry season.
isaaq
3 months ago
The answer is B) clayey.

Clayey soil is mostly waterlogged and very hard,such that the abundant nutrients won't be available to the root hairs for plant growth especially during dry season.
mizta smart
3 months ago
Clay soil can feel like a curse to gardeners
and can be difficult to plant, shovel or till.
When it is compacted, it is nearly
impossible to break up using only
physical strength. Different machinery
may be able to provide a better option
for tilling and shoveling the clay soil.
When clay soil is wet, it can be especially
difficult to work with because it tends to
stick to the hands, machinery and other
things. Clay soil has many crevices that
can hold onto salts and can make plants
unable to grow successfully.
While clay soil can be difficult to work
with, it can be beneficial in the growth
of certain plants. It is able to hold onto
the roots of plants better and provide a
more stable environment than many
other types of soil. It's density and
crevices can be a bad thing for elements,
such as salt, but the crevices also provide
a place for nutrition to passively exist. It
can hold nutrition in its thick wetness
that will enable the plants to feed off of
it.
clay soil is the answer
Usually clays
in soils which have been weathered
intensely and seen high bacterial
activity for long geological periods
(e.g. in the tropics) have structures
less prone to interacts with minerals.
It is one of the reason soils have a
lack of minerals in the tropics. These
minerals not being held by clay have
been washed away by intense rains.
In this case organic matter or more
precisely humus play the role of
nutrients storage with a higher
electrostatic capability to interact
with minerals than clay. The density
of organic matter although is located
in the top soil and reduce quickly in
lower layers. The greater volume of
clay compensate with the reduced
capacity to hold nutrients. Plants
with deep roots and symbiosis with
fungus allow to access this reserve of
nutrients in the subsoil.
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