What is soil?

What is soil




Soil is a naturally occurring substance forming the thin uppermost layer of the earth’s surface made by the accumulation of the weathered materials on which plants and animals live.

Also, the soil is defined as the thin uppermost part of the earth’s surface consisting of water, air, organic and mineral matters made by the accumulation of the weathered materials on which plants and animals do live. Other scholars have defined soil as a natural body resulting from the interrelationship between several; physical, biological, and chemical processes all of which vary according to the different natural environments.