Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the difference between clayey and sandy soil. Comparison and Differences.

Difference between Clayey and Sandy Soil

S.No. Clayey Soil Sandy Soil
1 The proportion of fine particles is higher. The proportion of large particles is higher.
2 The particles are packed tightly. The particles are loosely packed.
3 Can hold a good amount of water. Ability to retain water is low.
4 Water cannot drain quickly. Water can drain quickly.
5 It is heavy in weight. It is light in weight.
6 Less air is trapped between the particles. More air is trapped between the particles.
7 Rich in hummus On the other hand, it is not rich in humus.
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