Which of the following situations ‘A’ or ‘B’ is advantageous for absorption of water and minerals? Why?
Situation ‘A’ : Growth and branching of roots in the C-horizon.
Situation ‘B’ : Growth and branching of roots in A and B-horizons.
Situation ‘B’ is advantageous to plants because A and B-horizons are rich in water, minerals and humus.