After observing the map (pg 9 India: Major Soil Types) answer the following questions:
(a) Which type soil covers the largest part of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh?
(b) Name the crop with which the above soil type name is related.
(c) Name the soil type which has a continuous spread in east-west direction covering larger areas of six states and also name these states.
(d) Which soil type has the maximum latitudinal extent and which one the minimum? Also find out the latitudinal extent of each soil type.