What do edaphic factors primarily influence in agriculture?
Which of the following is NOT an edaphic factor affecting agriculture?
Which soil pH range is generally considered optimal for most crops?
Sandy soils are known for:
Good water retention
High nutrient retention
What is the role of soil testing in agriculture?
Determining crop maturity
Assessing soil nutrient levels
Why is organic matter important in soil?
It helps control pests
It enhances soil acidity
It improves soil structure and fertility
It reduces soil pH
Which edaphic factor directly affects microbial activity in the soil?
What type of soil is best suited for root crops like potatoes?
In which edaphic condition do plants often suffer from nutrient deficiency?
What does soil texture refer to?
The color of the soil
The composition of soil particles
The pH of the soil
The depth of the soil