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Use of Farm Yard Manure:
 Partially rotten farmyard manure should generally be applied 3 to 4 weeks before sowing the crops.  This farmyard manure FYM will decompose in moist soil to improve the soil structure and release the nutrients contained in it, in the soluble form for growth of the crop.  If it is applied too long before sowing the crop, the nutrients are lost by leaching by rainwater. Well-rotted farmyard manure should be thoroughly worked into the soil just before the crop is sown.
 The application of Farm Yard Manure and fertilizers to vegetable and fruit plants have given the best results.  As farmyard manure contains a relatively low amount of phosphorus, it should be used in conjunction with single super phosphate (Bone meal to acid soils) as a basal dose and nitrogenous fertilizers should be used as a top dressing. Source: http://www.soilmanagementindia.com 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.
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