With reference to various types of soils, consider the following statements about Histosols:
1. They have abundance of organic matter and rich in plant nutrition
2. They are of acidic nature
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [B] Only 2

Histosols, peat or muck is also known as organosol and they have a very high variety of organic matter. They are either formed by decomposed organic material in the water or forest litter.They are acidic nature but poor in plant nutrition.

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