SOILS OF INDIA

India’s diverse geographical regions have resulted in a wide variety of soils across the country.

The following list provides some of the prominent soil types found in different Indian states:

A

  1. Andhra Pradesh:
    • Red soils
    • Black soils
  2. Arunachal Pradesh:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Forest soils
  3. Assam:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Red soils
    • Laterite soils

B

  1. Bihar:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Red soils
    • Black soils

C

  1. Chhattisgarh:
    • Red and yellow soils
    • Laterite soils
    • Alluvial soils

G

  1. Goa:
    • Red soils
    • Laterite soils
  2. Gujarat:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Black soils

H

  1. Haryana:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Sandy soils
  2. Himachal Pradesh:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Brown forest soils

J

  1. Jharkhand:
    • Red soils
    • Laterite soils

K

  1. Karnataka:
    • Red soils
    • Laterite soils
    • Black soils
  2. Kerala:
    • Laterite soils
    • Alluvial soils

M

  1. Madhya Pradesh:
    • Black soils
    • Alluvial soils
    • Red soils
  2. Maharashtra:
    • Black soils
    • Red soils
    • Alluvial soils
  3. Manipur:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Red soils
  4. Meghalaya:
    • Red and yellow soils
    • Laterite soils
  5. Mizoram:
    • Red and yellow soils
    • Laterite soils

N

  1. Nagaland:
    • Red and yellow soils
    • Laterite soils

O

  1. Odisha (Orissa):
    • Alluvial soils
    • Red soils

P

  1. Punjab:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Gray desert soils

R

  1. Rajasthan:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Red and yellow soils
    • Arid desert soils

S

  1. Sikkim:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Brown forest soils

T

  1. Tamil Nadu:
    • Red soils
    • Black soils
    • Laterite soils
  2. Telangana:
    • Red soils
    • Black soils
  3. Tripura:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Red soils

U

  1. Uttar Pradesh:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Black soils
    • Sandy soils
  2. Uttarakhand:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Brown forest soils

W

  1. West Bengal:
    • Alluvial soils
    • Red and yellow soils

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