Indian Agricultural Lands and Soil Types

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Which type of soil is predominant in the Gangetic Plains and Delta regions of India?

Alluvial soil

Which crops are ideally grown in areas with black soils in India?

Cotton, pulses, and oilseeds

What significant role did the Green Revolution play in Indian agriculture?

Boosted agricultural productivity

Which regions of India are predominantly characterized by red and lateritic soils?

Western and Southern parts

What are some challenges posed to India's agricultural lands due to climate change?

Unpredictable weather patterns

Which of the following is NOT a crop typically grown in alluvial soil regions of India?


Which type of soil is known for its high fertility and is ideal for growing rice, wheat, sugarcane, and jute?

Alluvial soils

Which region in India is primarily characterized by black soils that are rich in nutrients and moisture retention?

Southern India

Which soil type found in Western and Southern India supports crops like millet, ragi, and coconut with proper irrigation and fertilization?

Lateritic soils

What contributed significantly to enhancing food production during the Green Revolution in India?

Increased use of fertilizers and pesticides

Which agricultural challenge does climate change pose to India's agricultural lands?

Unpredictable weather patterns

Which region in India is NOT predominantly characterized by red and lateritic soils?

Northern India

Explore the diverse agricultural lands of India and the different soil types found in the country, such as alluvial, black, red, and lateritic soils. Learn about the characteristics of these soils and their suitability for various crops, with a focus on the fertile regions like the Gangetic Plains, Indo-Gangetic Plains, and Delta areas.

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