what are the advantages of manure over fertilizers?

Manures are advantageous than fertilizers because of the following reasons:

  • It improves soil texture

  • It improves water retaining capacity of soil

  • Since manure is not nutrient specific so it replenishes all the nutrients of soil

  • It increases the number of useful micro-organisms in soil

  • It does not cause water pollution 
  • It does not change the chemical nature of soil so it does not harm the fertility of soil.


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 Manure is an organic substance obtained from the decompositionof plant and animal wastes.Manure is organic and natural.Fertilizers are chemical substances which are rich ina particular nutrient.More use of fertilizers will make the soil less fertile and cause soil pollution.

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