Environmental Overview – Land Environment

Soil samples were collected once during the study period from 5 locations within the study area and were analyzed for their physico-chemical and nutrient status. It was observed that the soil within study area is sandy loam. The soil of the study area was found to be acidic in nature with its pH value ranging between 6.3 and 6.6 at all locations. The bulk density of the soil samples varies from 1.24 to 1.36 g/cm3, while its porosity varies from 44% to 53%.