AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Pune, Maharashtra
26 Apr 19, 11:00 AM
Advisory ArticleAgroStar Agronomy Centre of Excellence
Benefits of Gypsum
• It provides complete requirements of calcium and sulfur to the crops in cultivated land._x000D_ • It helps in the normal growth and development of crop roots. _x000D_ • Gypsum can also be used in crop protection because it contains the appropriate amount of sulphur. _x000D_ • Application of gypsum to oilseed crops, which is primarily responsible for seed production and special fragrance from plants and oils. _x000D_ • Application of gypsum to soil that makes nutrients available in soil normally increases the availability of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium and sulphur. _x000D_ • Gypsum is a major source of calcium that binds organic matter to soil clay particles, providing stability in soil particles and maintaining soil aeration._x000D_ • Gypsum prevents the formation of a hard layer in the soil and increases the capacity of water percolation in the soil. _x000D_ • Due to calcium deficiency, yellowing of leaves, stunted plant growth is observed i.e. gypsum helps in calcium availability. _x000D_ • Gypsum is good for improvising alkaline soil._x000D_ • Gypsum reduces the harmful effects of aluminum on acidic soils. _x000D_ • It is used to increase yield and increase crop yield quality._x000D_ _x000D_
AgroStar Agronomy Centre of Excellence If you find this information useful, click on the yellow thumbs up sign under the photo and also share this with your farmer friends using the options given below.