Organic manure for plants

Organic manures are natural products used by farmers to enhanced sustainable crop production. There are a number of organic manures like farm yard manure, green manures, compost prepared from crop residues and other farm wastes, and biological wastes – animal bones, slaughter house refuse.

MANURES

Organic manure for plants

Types of Organic Manure:-

The following are the types of Organic manure for plants. These are different methods to achieve  a common result based on different types of plants.

  1. Green manuring.
  2. Composting.
  3. Green leaf manuring.
  4. Organic waste manuring.

Preparation of Panchagavya:- Panchagavya is an organic manure that has the potential to play the role of promoting growth and providing immunity in plant system. Panchagavya consists of 9 products which are; cow dung, cow urine, milk, curd, jaggery, ghee, banana, Tender coconut and water.

Procedures: 

  • Cow dung: 7 kg.
  • Cow ghee: 1 kg.

Mix the above two ingredients thoroughly both in morning and evening hours and keep it for 3 to 4 days.

  • Cow Urine: 10 liters.
  • Water: 10 liters.

After 3 days, mix cow urine and water and keep it for 2 weeks with regular mixing both in morning and evening hours. After 2 weeks mix the following and panchagavya will be ready after one month.

  • Cow milk: 3 liters.
  • Cow curd: 2 liters.
  • Tender coconut water: 3 liters.
  • Jaggery: 3 kg.
  • Well ripened poovan banana: 12 numbers.

Advantages of organic manure

Organic manure for plants provides all the nutrients that are required by plants but in limited quantities. 2. It helps in maintaining C:N ratio in the soil and also increases the fertility and productivity of the soil.

1. Organic manure provides all the nutrients that are required by plants but in
limited quantities.
2. It helps in maintaining C:N ratio in the soil and also increases the fertility
and productivity of the soil.
3. It improves the physical, chemical and biological properties of the soil.
4. It improves both the structure and texture of the soils.
5. It increases the water holding capacity of the soil.
6. Due to increase in the biological activity, the nutrients that are in the lower
depths are made available to the plants.
7. It acts as much, thereby minimizing the evaporation losses of moisture
.from the soil.