[Type here]hhjhgjhgjhghjhgjhgjhgjhgjhghcfcvgvSponsored byLittle Facts About Keeping The Earth Green………..What is soil?The upper layer of earth in which plants grow,a black or dark brown material typically consisting of a mixture of organic remains, clay, and rock particles. Soil is a vital part of the natural environment. It influences the distribution of plant species and provides a habitat for a wide range of organisms. Soil composition is an important aspect of nutrient management. Soil water is what readily provides nutrients for plant uptake.Soil is a complex body composed of five major components•Mineral matter obtained by the disintegration and decomposition of rocks;•Organic matter, obtained by the decay of plant residues, animal remains and microbial tissues;•Water, obtained from the atmosphere and the reactions in soil (chemical, physical and microbial);•Air or gases, from atmosphere, reactions of roots, microbes and chemicals in the soil•
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