Identify the soil type with the help of given information:

  1. The soil is formed by weathering of crystalline and metamorphic rocks, and develops in a warm, temperate & moist climate
  2. It is course, porous, lack humus and non retentive in nature
  3. The soil generally develops in areas where rainfall leaches soluble minerals out of ground

  Select the correct answer from options given below:

Answer: [A] Red Soil

All given features are of Red soil

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