The alluvial soil is considered to be highly fertile. In this context, consider the following statements:
1. The alluvial soil owe their fertility to continuous deposition of new layers of sediments
2. The alluvial soil is rich in nitrogen, humus and phosphorus
3. The alluvial soil is rich in soluble plant nutrients
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

Answer: [C] Only 1 & 3

Second statement is incorrect because Alluvial soil lacks phosphorus content.

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