Effect of Organic Manure on Different Soil Properties: A Review

Sudhanshu Verma *

Department of Agronomy, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.

Swati Swayamprabha Pradhan

Department of Agronomy, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.

Abhishek Singh

Central Silk Board, MESSO, Nongpoh, Ri-bhoi, Meghalaya, India.

Manish Kushuwaha

Acharya Narendra Dev University of Agriculture and Technology, Kumarganj, Ayodhya, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Organic manure application is a common practice in sustainable agriculture, with significant effect for soil health, fertility, and productivity. This review provides a comprehensive analysis of the effects of organic manure on various soil properties, including physical, chemical, and biological parameters. The review elucidates the complex interactions between organic manure and soil, highlighting the impacts on soil structure, nutrient availability, microbial activity, and overall soil health. Additionally, the review discusses the role of organic manure in mitigating soil degradation, enhancing crop productivity, and promoting sustainable agricultural practices. By understanding the diverse effects of organic manure on soil properties, farmers and policymakers can make informed decisions to improve soil management practices and ensure long-term agricultural sustainability.

Keywords: Fertility, organic manure, productivity, soil health


How to Cite

Verma, S., Pradhan , S. S., Singh , A., & Kushuwaha , M. (2024). Effect of Organic Manure on Different Soil Properties: A Review. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, 36(5), 182–187. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijpss/2024/v36i54515

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