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In which of the following states black soil is predominantly found?

Book Title - Contemporary India, Chapter - 1, Resources and Development

Jan 06, 2023

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Question :

 

In which of the following states black soil is predominantly found?

 

A. Jammu and Kashmir

B. Maharashtra

C. Rajasthan

D. Jharkhand

 

Answer : B. Maharashtra

 

Explanation :

 

Black soil, also known as "regur soil," is a type of soil that is rich in organic matter and has a high water-holding capacity. It is predominantly found in the Deccan Plateau region of India, which includes the state of Maharashtra. The soil is particularly well-suited for growing crops such as cotton, soybeans, and wheat.

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