Answer :

The organic substances which are mixed to the soil for better growth of plants are called manure.


Manure is an organic substance obtained from the decomposition of plant or animal wastes.


Waste includes leaves, stems, other plant parts and dung from animals.


For making manure plant and animal waste is dumped in pits at open places and allow it to decompose by microorganisms.


The decomposed matter is the organic manure.


Advantages of Manure:


(a) It adds humus and nutrients to the soil.


(b) It enhances the water holding capacity of the soil.


(c) It makes the soil porous due to which exchange of gases becomes easy.


(d) It increases friendly microbes to the soil and improves its texture (content of the soil particles).


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