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The three basic types of soil are sand, silt and clay. Other soil types include loam, peat and saline soil. Soil is comprised of finely ground rock particles and organic material such as the remains of decomposed plant m... More »

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Rice can grow in any types of soil, as long as the soil is not very sandy. Clay soil is a common soil used in growing rice because it holds water for long periods of time. More »

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The most common types of soils in coniferous forests are called podzol soils. Podzol soils are defined by their thin surface layers and high acid content. Their composition varies depending on their location on earth and... More »

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The three main types of soil known to man include sand soil, loam soil and clay soil. These types of soil have different characteristics meaning they are used for varied reasons. More »

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There are three basic types of soil, which are categorized by their mineral particle sizes, and they are clay, silt and sand. Clay soil contains very fine mineral particles. Silt is also fine but to a lesser degree than ... More »

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The four basic types of soil are sand, silt, clay and loam. Loam, considered a perfect soil, is a mixture of silt, clay and sand. Sand is gritty and contains small particles of minerals and rocks, where silt is smoother ... More »

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Loam soil, according to the Royal Horticultural Society, is a mixture of clay, sand, silt and organic matter. This soil is loose, fertile, easily worked and drains well; it exists in two variations: clay or sandy loam. More »

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