Q. 205.0( 3 Votes )

Define (i) Vermicompost; (ii) Green Manure; (iii) Biofertilizers.

Answer :

(i) Vermicompost.

It is a manure rich pulverized organic matter and worm castings. Vermicompost is formed by the activity of earthworms on organic remains.


(ii) Green Manure.


It is type of manure consisting of growing plants that are ploughed back into the soil.


(iii) Biofertilizers.


They are made up of living cells or latent cells of efficient strains of microorganisms that help crop plants' uptake of nutrients by their interactions in the rhizosphere when applied through seed or soil.


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