which normally has more total pore space: a sandy soil or a clay soil(considering that both are in good?

physical condition? why is this so?

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    sandy soil. because the sand particles are much larger than clay so they don't compact togeter well leaving a lot of pores for the water and air to penetrate. the clay partilcles are much smaller plus kinda flat so they compact very well forming a tight seal so water and air don't penetrate that good

  • 1 decade ago

    Right on lvmmdx

    you are absolutely correct, if I could I would give ya a 10 on that one

    Source(s): just
  • 1 decade ago

    soil and put some sand on the top

    Source(s): kds
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