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List the differences between clayey soil and sandy soil.

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List the differences between clayey soil and sandy soil.

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Clayey Soil:

(i) It has much smaller particles.

(ii) It can hold good amount of water.

(iii) It is fertile.

(iv) Air content is low.

(iv) Particles are tightly packed.

(iv) Good for growing various crops.

Loamy Soil:

(i) It has much larger particles.

(ii) It cannot hold water.

(iii) It is not fertile.

(iv) Air get trapped between the particles.

(iv) Particles are loosely packed.

(iv) Not suitable for growing crops.

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