in which soil the water holding capacity is the highest

Texture

Field Capacity

Wilting point

Available water

Coarse sand

0.6

0.2

0.4

Fine sand

1.0

0.4

0.6

Loamy sand

1.4

0.6

0.8

Sandy loam

2.0

0.8

1.2

Light sandy clay loam

2.3

1.0

1.3

Loam

2.7

1.2

1.5

Sandy clay loam

2.8

1.3

1.5

Clay loam

3.2

1.4

1.8

Clay

4.0

2.5

1.5

Self-mulching clay

4.5

2.5

2.0

Thus  the self mulching clay is the highest 

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Soil moisture limits forage production potential the most in semiarid regions. ... Water-holding capacity is controlled primarily by soil texture and organic matter.

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self mulching clay

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