Biofertilizers

The secret life in my handful of garden soil

Another life: The mysterious and fascinating mycorrhizal fungi forms an intricate underground network Mushroom fairy ring. Illustration: Michael Vine A handful of my garden soil has a cool, silky feel. Most of its particles were ground down from the mountain’s sandstone, gathering clay and ancient plant debris to make a smooth, silty loam. Each new …

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Sustainable Gardening London techniques for beginners

Sustainable Gardening London is all about making use of existing resources and natural strategies for maximising the end quantity. It is fairly simple, when you master the essentials. In addition, a sustainable garden will produce vegetables and fruits which are delicious and chemical-free. Are you just getting started with gardening? If you are, these sustainable …

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Amma Bio-Fertilizers Scheme & Uzhavan App for Farmers in Tamilnadu — Sarkari Yojana

Tamilnadu govt. has launched Uzhavan App and Amma Bio-Fertilizers Scheme to promote usage and distribution of fertilisers packets to farmers. This scheme will help in retaining essential nutrients in the land and restore soil health. Under this scheme, agricultural dept will distribute 3,000 metric tonnes of carrier based fertilisers and 6 lakh litres liquid bio-fertilizers […] …

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As CO2 Levels Rise, Rice Becomes Less Nutritious — Big4All.Org

One of the world’s most important food crops may be declining in quality due to greenhouse gas emissions. The results of a major study, published yesterday in Science Advances, suggest that rice—a crucial food source for billions of people—is less nutritious when grown under higher carbon dioxide concentrations. Its stores of protein, iron, zinc and …

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Sustainability and sustainable farming

How to create fertility without buying fertiliser.

How to create fertility without buying fertiliser. Here’s an article about fertility, biofertilizers, and taking care of your soil. It it well written with some short history about commercial farming. The article continues by going in depth into the fertility and soil food web and the microbial inhabitants of the soil. We have talked at …

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