Soil Formation: Agents And Processes Of Soil Formation

Do you know that soil is formed from rocks?

There are some agents of soil formation that change the rock into soil. These are rain, temperature wind, man, animals and plants.

Processes Of Soil Formation
1. Agents of soil formation break rocks into small pieces.

2. Other materials like dead plants and animals and other materials carried by stream or water mix with broken rock materials to form soil forming mixture or materials

3. The soil forming mixture is changed by the weather (climate), plants and animals, over a long period of time to form soil.

(Plant or vegetation is an agent of soil formation)