What is the use of silt soil?
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Silt soil is usually more fertile than other types of soil, meaning it is good for growing crops. Silt promotes water retention and air circulation. Too much clay can make soil too stiff for plants to thrive.
It promotes water retention and air circulation. The black silt soil is good for cultivation, but too much clay can make soil too stiff for plants to thrive, therefore farmers using silt should ensure proportionate input of sand, silt and clay,” suggests Sudhir Verma, an officer of the agriculture department.