Correct Answer - Option 2 : Alluvial
The correct answer is Alluvial.
- Khadar and Bhangar are the types of Alluvial soil.
Some important points that distinguish between Khadar and Bhangar are:
|This is older alluvial soil which represents the upland alluvial tract.
||The new soil formed due to alluvial deposits along the course of the river.
|The soil is rich in humus and it gives a high yield due to the rich amount of minerals and humus in the soil.
||Enriched and formed by fresh deposits of silt every year.
|It comprises calcium carbonate nodules called ‘Kankars’ which are impure in nature.
||The Khadar land silt comprises silt, mud, clay, and sand.
|These soils are coarser in texture.
||These soils are finer in texture.