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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2017)

Soil morphological characteristics of Jamuna paar region of Allahabad District, Uttar Pradesh

Author(s): Madhu BM, Arun A David, T Thomas and Abdouslam M Rassem
Abstract: Twelve soil pedons representing jamuna paar region of Allahaabd district, Uttar Pradesh, in this area samples were collected from Chaka, Jasra and Karchana blocks, four pedons of each block randomly selected on the basis cropping system, morphological characteristics using google earth image and tehsils map. The soils were moderately to deep soils and soil colour varied from 2.5 YR 4/4 (olive brown) to 10 YR 4/4 (dark yellowish brown) in moist condition, subsurface horizons of most of the pedons have falling under weak to moderate, fine to medium, and most of the pedons were sub-angular blocky structure. In case of texture of soil belong to sandy clay loam to clay loam. The consistence of soil pedons varied from slightly hard to hard when dry, friable to firm when moist, non sticky to slightly sticky and non plastic to slightly plastic when wet condition and fine to medium roots noticed in the some pedons.
Pages: 559-562  |  552 Views  16 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Madhu BM, Arun A David, T Thomas, Abdouslam M Rassem. Soil morphological characteristics of Jamuna paar region of Allahabad District, Uttar Pradesh. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(6):559-562.
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