Soil texture:

The hydrometer method was used to determine soil texture. Particle size determination of samples was done through this method. 1% solution of sodium Hexa Meta phosphate was made and 30g soil was added with this solution and left it for 24 hours. Dilution was done with distilled water in a 1L cylinder, using a mechanical stirrer the soil was dispersed well. Then with the help of hydrometer values were obtained and by using the international society of soil sciences approved soil triangle soil texture was determined.

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