Q. Which of the following soil is also called as “regur soil”?
Black cotton soil which is also called as Regur soil is derivative of trapped lava.
- These soils are rich in calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, potash and lime.
- Regur soil has high water retention capacity.
- It cracks in summer and hence oxygen reaches to the deeper layers of soil.
- Cotton is well grown in this soil and hence is also called as black cotton soil.
Source: NCERT XI – India Physical Environment