Asked in Earth Sciences, Soil
What are five factors that affect the characteristics of the soil in a particular area?
climate, animals, plants, food, and the types of soil affect the characteristics of the soil in a particular area. ...
Asked in Biology
How living things can affect the different characteristics and development of soil?
Living "things" or Organisms can affect the characteristics of soil in many ways. Geographical location, pollution, the amount of living organisms in the soil, as well as any dead organisms in the soil will change its characteristics and development. ...
Asked in Soil
What characteristic does soil have in rainy climates?
The characteristics of soil in a rainy climate have little to nothing to do with the soil, except to adjust the amount of moisture in it. The characteristics of climate in a given area will, over time, affect the characteristics of the soil, however. Continued drought changes the character of the soil by decreasing clay content or structure, making the soil more loose or sandy. ...
Asked in Agriculture, Gardening, Soil
How does soil structure affect the characteristics of soil?
Soil structure affects the characteristics of soil in many ways. Some soil is not good for farming if it is too rocky. Other soil is perfect for farming and needs little more than regular tending to yield good crops. Different soils yield different organisms as well. ...
Asked in Gardening, Soil
The chemical composition of soil depends to a large extent on what?
the characteristics of soil depend mainly on the rock from which the soil was weathered, which is called the soil's parent rock ...
Asked in Soil
What are the main characteristics of dark brown soil?
Soil that is high in organic matter or humus, which appears darker than conventional top soil. Peat is sometimes also called "dark soil". ...