Red soil in India: Characteristics, Types and Crop Grown Upsc

Red soil in India Upsc

Red Soil in India Red Soil in India is 10.6% of the total geographic area. It is mostly found in the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Eastern Andra Pradesh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar Uttar Pradesh etc. Red soil is developed on a crystalline igneous rock in places having low rainfall. In India, especially in the … Read more

Types of soil in Uttar Pradesh

Types of soil in Uttar Pradesh

Types of soil in Uttar Pradesh The soil in Uttar Pradesh is mostly old. Except for the traces found in rivers valleys. Uttar Pradesh soil is covered by a deep layer of alluvium due to the slow-moving Ganges river and its tributaries. These alluvial soils are fertile that range from sandy to clayey loam. Soils … Read more

Best book for Indian Geography Upsc

Geography is an important part of General Studies Paper 1 in Upsc CSE. The geography part comes with questions from World and India Geography that also consists of Physical, Social, and Economic geography of World and India. Geography is also one of the most taken optional papers in the Upsc Mains. The Geography is divided … Read more

Pressure belts of the World Upsc

Permanent pressure belts of the World

Pressure belts of the World There is a relationship between temperature and the atmospheric pressure of place. This is not uniform everywhere in the world. As some places on the earth have low pressure and some places on the earth have high pressure. This is greatly modified by the rotation of the earth. These permanent … Read more

Horticulture Crops in India Upsc

Horticulture Crops in India Upsc

Fruits, vegetables, and flowers are horticulture crops. India is the second-largest producer of Horticulture crops. Apple is mostly produced in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, and Uttarakhand. Banana cultivation is mainly in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. Orange cultivation is mainly in Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka. Grape cultivation is … Read more

Livestock farming in India Upsc

Livestock farming in India Upsc

One source of income for the farmer helps a lot during crop failure. It contributes 4% of GDP. India contributes 11.6 % of livestock in the world, which is number one. i.Cattle Cattle constitute 37.3 percent of the livestock population in India. India has second-largest cattle population after Brazil. Madhya Pradesh tops with 10.3 % … Read more

Commercial crops in India and its growing areas Upsc

Commercial crops in India Commercial crops are crops that are planted mainly for the purpose of selling on the market to make exports and to make high profits. They are also called cash crop or profit crop that is grown to sell for profit. These crops are usually purchased by third parties such as agents, … Read more

Types of farming in India and their main features Upsc

Types of Farming There are primarily six types of farming, particularly practised in India. They are Subsistence farming, Shifting Agriculture, Intensive farming, Dry Farming, Mixed farming and Terrace farming. a) Subsistence Farming Poor farmers with small land holding grow crops with the help of family members with little or no modern inputs. In this type … Read more

Water resources in India Upsc

water resources in india upsc

Water resources in India India has only 4% of the World’s renewable water resources. On the other hand, it is home to nearly 16% of the Worlds population Management of water resources in India is that the most vital thing today to sustain a one billion-plus population. India account, 2.4% of the entire world area. … Read more

Types of natural vegetation of North America

(1) Tropical Evergreen Rain Forests, (2) Deciduous or Monsoon Type of Forests, (3) Dry Deciduous Forests and Scrubs, Semi Desert and Desert Vegetation In Northern America, the desert extends from Mexico into the USA. These deserts are called by different names. For example, It is called Mohave in the Sonoran, Californian, and Mexican deserts. Annual … Read more

* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.