whats the meaning of preparation of soil


Preparation of soil is a very important step in agriculture before cultivation of crops. It includes loosening of soil, removing weeds from the soil and leveling of soil before sowing of seeds. Loosening of soil improves the air circulation in soil and enhances the water retaining capacity of the soil.

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Preparation of soil means the series of process that are quite required/necessary to do in order to have a good yield of that particular crop which has planted. It is the first step in agriculture/ planting any crop. It includes ploughing the soil , levelling the soil and adding slaked lime to it (the last step is only done if soil is acidic in nature.). The preparation of soil results in increased porosity of the soil. increase in fertility of the soil, increase in amount of air present in the soil and also at the time of harvesting ,increase in the crop yield .

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Perparation of soil is the first step before the cultivation of crop. It is very important part of agriculture also. You can also see in the textbook for more help it is written there it involves two steps one is to turn the soil and another one to loosen it. If you have still some doubt then please ask me. :-)

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