In which of the following states regur soil is most widespread?
Correct Answer : b ) MaharashtraExplanation :
Black soils are also known as regur soil and cotton soil. This soil is black in colour, and it is suitable for growing cotton.
Black soil is typical of the Deccan trap region and formed due to weathering of basaltic lava.
Black soil is found in the following regions:
- Malwa plateau
- Saurashtra plateau
- Madhya Pradesh
Hence, option B is correct.
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