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HOW TO USE ORGANIC MANURE TO REPLENISH SOIL NUTRIENTS



Organic Manuring as a method of replenishing soil nutrients

(i) It promotes the activities of soil living organisms such as earthworms, termites and microbes. These organism promote aeration of the soil, easy percolation of water, mixing organic materials with soil, form humus and fix nitrogen into the soil.
All these help to promote the fertility of the soil.
(ii) Organic manure helps to improve the structure of the soil by building the particles of coarse texture soil together.
(iii) Mineralization of humus adds nutrients to the soil.
(iv) It reduces rapid soil temperature fluctuations. As a result of its dark colour, humus easily absorbs heat during the day and loses it slowly at night
(v) Organic manure helps to conserve moisture and prevent, evaporation from the soil.
(vi) Organic manure (humus) has a buffering effect on the soil; i.e, it balances the acid-base condition of the soil or soil pH.
(vii) It prevents erosion because it improves the structure of the soil and reduces the speed of the run-off
(viii) Organic matter increases water-holding capacity of soil.
(ix) It increases the rate of water percolation through clay soil
(x) It increases the activities of soil micro-organism
(xi) It improves the aeration of the soil
All the advantages of organic manure help to maintain or even promote the availability of nutrients in the soil.








HERE YOU WILL FIND EVERY AVAILABLE TOPICS ABOUT AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND BIOLOGY. AND THE LINKS TO THEIR VARIOUS SOURCES.
1. DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE
2. IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE
3. SUBSISTENCE AGRICULTURE
4. COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE

44. RAINFALL
45. WIND
46. SUNLIGHT
47. SOLAR RADIATION





1. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AFFECTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
2. DISEASES
3. 52. SOIL MICRO-ORGANISMS

10. IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE
11. IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
12. ORGANIC MANURING
13. FARM YARD MANURE
14. HUMUS
15. COMPOST
16. CROP ROTATION
17. GRAZING AND OVER GRAZING
18. IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE
19. IRRIGATION SYSTEMS

37. COCOA
38.
39. PROCESSES IN COCOA CULTIVATION
HOLING AND LINING
40. YAM
41. LAND PREPARATION FOR YAM
42. DEPT OF PLANTING
43. SPACING OF YAM
44. PLANTING DEPT OF YAM
45. STORAGE OF YAM
46. STAKING OF YAM
47. HARVESTING OF YAM
48. COWPEA
JUTE
49. FORAGE CROP AND PASTURE
50. FORAGE GRASSES
51. SILAGE
52. PASTURE
53. TYPES OF PASTURE
COMMON GRASSES AND LEGUMES
54. GRASSES
55. LEGUMES
56. ESTABLISHMENT OF PASTURES
57. 201. FORAGE PRESERVATION
58. HAY SILAGE
59. FORESTRY IMPORTANCE OF FORESTRY 206. FOREST MANAGEMENT FOREST REGULATION DEFORESTATION AFFORESTATION
60. DISEASES AND PESTS OF CROPS

154. PROTOZOAN DISEASES
155. TRYPONOSOMIASIS
156. COCCIDIOSIS
157. RED WATER FEVER(PIROPLASMOSIS)
158. ENDO PARASITES
159. TAPE WORM
160. ROUND WORM OF PIGS
161. LIVER FLUKE
162. ECTO PARASITES
163. TICK
164. LICE