While detailed mapping and analyses have been successfully done of the soils of many part of India by different agencies, the Chhattisgarh region still remains a blank space on the map of the country in the regard. (Gupta,1992) Recurrence of the same three or four types of soil in almost all villages of the region has defined the attempts of the soil scientists to map the distribution of soils. The soils are found in small patches, not contiguous zone or belt. Therefore any attempt to map their distribution would be confronted with two problems:
1. Regional soil mapping will have to be preceded by the preparation of village soil maps. All the villages will have to be taken in consideration; sample village cannot be of much help.
2. Patchy distribution of soils imposes the restriction of scale also. It is difficult to depict the intra-village soil patches on a macro-regional map. Detailed mapping can be accurately done at block or tahsil level only.
In the absence of any regional level soil survey, studies pertaining to the physical and chemical characteristics of the soils are also few and sporadic.
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Rajeshwar Kumar Verma, Anjani Patel. Distributional Pattern of Soils in The Chhattisgarh, (A Study of Dharsiwa Block, District Raipur). Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2022; 13(4):253-6. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2022.00039
Rajeshwar Kumar Verma, Anjani Patel. Distributional Pattern of Soils in The Chhattisgarh, (A Study of Dharsiwa Block, District Raipur). Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2022; 13(4):253-6. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2022.00039 Available on: https://www.rjhssonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-13-4-5
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