SOIL FERTILITY – AN ALTERNATIVE TO CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS

SOIL FERTILITY – AN ALTERNATIVE TO CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS HOSTED BY FARMER ON FIRE. Soil fertility is the ability of soil to support the growth of plants. Fertility comprises the macronutrients in the soil, e.g., nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. The micronutrients...

How do nutrients in leaves inform farming practices?

Last fall, I spent hours washing leaves as I would wash my hands – first, I dunked them in soapy water and wiped off any residues. Then I rinsed the leaves with distilled water until there were no more hints of soapiness. I spread them on brown paper to dry, and...

How to Maximise Yield In Maize Farming In Nigeria

How to Maximise Yield In Maize Farming in Nigeria… Maize uses a lot of nutrients in the soil for proper growth and development. To achieve sufficient harvest, you need nutrients because the maize plant won’t thrive otherwise. About fertiliser; there are two kinds...