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International Journal of Home Science

2018, VOL. 4 ISSUE 1, PART A

Women in agriculture play a huge role in preparation of soil for healthy life

Author(s): Anamika Singh, Shalini Gupta, Kirti Dwivedi and Neelma Kunwar
Abstract:

Soil testing is one of the most important tools to determine the status of plant nutrients in a farm and quantity of fertilizers to be applied to obtain profitable crop yields. Soil testing is helpful in accessing nutrient supplying power of soil, crop response to added plant nutrients and amendment needs. Assessment and monitoring is an integral activity of any sustainable agricultural development, in turn it will necessitate the increased demand for real time information on resource. Promotion of balanced fertilization is important component of environment management in agriculture. It further reinforces the need for frequent soil testing. Soil testing is the single most important guide to the profitable application of fertilizer and lime. When soil test results are combined with information from the soil profile about the nutrients that are available to the various crops, the farmer has a reliable basis for planning the fertility program on each field.
Pages: 33-36  |  63 Views  16 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Anamika Singh, Shalini Gupta, Kirti Dwivedi and Neelma Kunwar. Women in agriculture play a huge role in preparation of soil for healthy life. 2018; 4(1): 33-36.
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