Month: November 2018

What is leaching?

What is leaching?

Leaching is removal of materials in solution or suspension downwards as water move vertically through the soil body by force of gravity. Leaching results into movements of soluble and suspended materials in water percolation. Leaching involves two forms: Elluviation – which is washing out of materials in solution or suspension from the overlying parts of …

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Seven (7) disadvantages of rail way transport.

7 disadvantages of railway transport

Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails. It is also commonly referred to as train transport. Railway transport has the following disadvantages: Huge Capital Outlay: The railway requires is a large investment of capital. The cost of construction, maintenance, and overhead expenses are …

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disadvantages of road transpor

5 disadvantages of road transport

Road transport is a very popular mode of transport used by suppliers and businesses to deliver orders. Many transport companies provide scheduled delivery days and next day delivery services, depending upon your needs. Goods can be packed/grouped in containers that are also used for sea transportation.  The following are Disadvantages of road transport are: Road …

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