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The components of soil

The basic components of soil generally include essential nutrients for plants such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. However, the specific composition of nutrients can vary due to the origin of the soil and the combination of components in different proportions. These variations result from environmental factors including temperature fluctuations, moisture levels, wind, water currents, and human activities. Soil in one area may be similar to or differ from soil in another area  to distinctive soil characteristics. Soil is a substance that aggregates into clumps, forming layers that cover the Earth's surface. It is a self-forming environment tol created through the process of mineral decomposition and the incorporation of organic matter. When dividing the components of soil based on their importance related to plant growth, there are 4 main components: Inorganic Matter or Mineral Particles (45%): This part originates from the breakdown of mineral elements and rocks. Organic Matter (5%): This component results from the decomposition of plant and animal residues. Air (25%): The air component represents the open spaces between soil particles. Water (25%): Water is the component that occupies the gaps between soil particles. The nutrients in the soil can change based on the soil's usage and the agricultural practices employed by farmers. When crops are grown in the same soil over an extended period, the soil may become deficient in essential nutrients, leading to suboptimal plant growth. Therefore, it is necessary to regularly amend and nourish the soil to ensure optimal conditions for plant cultivation. CPP’s research of corn seed and quality assurance

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