Question of The Day12-07-2020

In which of the following states regur soil is most widespread?

Answer

Correct Answer : b ) Maharashtra

Explanation :

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:

  • Maharashtra
  • Malwa plateau
  • Saurashtra plateau
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Chhattisgarh

(Source: NCERT)

Hence, option B is correct.

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