This is the best soil for agriculture because it has all the good qualities of sand and clay. It is rich in plant nutrients, well drained, well aerated and a good structure.
CHARACTERISTICS OF LOAMY SOIL
- Loamy soil has a high capacity for absorbing and holding moisture and plant nutrients.
- Loamy soil can be moulded into a “U” shape.
- It has decayed organic matter called Humus.
- It is very rich in plant nutrients.