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Explain five ways in which soil fertility can be maintained.


Explain five ways in which soil fertility can be maintained.



- adding manure to the soil to enrich it with nutrients.
- using inorganic fertilizers which releases nutrients in forms that are readily available to plants.
- practicing crop rotational to ensure balanced nutrients use.
- using appropriate tillage, for instance minimum tillage.
- regulating soil ph though liming
- controlling soil erosion
- practicing a forestation and reforestation
- By irrigation which increases availability and uptake of plant nutrients and reclaims saline soil
through mulching
- By weeding to reduce competition for nutrients.
- By practicing inter cropping preferably with legume to enhance nitrogen fixation.
Kavungya answered the question on November 16, 2022 at 09:57

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