Hot wet Equatorial regions including the Tropical regions of Asia, Africa, Australia and parts of central and South America
1. Deeply weathered, but lack distinct horizon.
2. Highly leached
3. Less humus content because moist conditions enhance bacterial activity
4. Permanent residual of Fe, Mn, A1 oxides in top layer
5. Soil reaction is neutral.
6. Low Fertility
7. Productive if used scientifically.