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How does the speed of clay in soil affect plant growth?

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2011-09-12 22:10:28

Soils with high clay content are able to retain water and are

generally classed as fertile. Vegetation on these soils is usually

more vigorous and of greater diversity.

A high clay content also means that the soil can retain more

nutrients such as fertiliser for a longer period of time, therefore

increasing the nutrients the plants absorb, and therefore, lol,

increasing the speed at which the plant will grow!

Haha there that's my answer.


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