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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 12, Issue 6 (2023)

Enhancing crop productivity: The art of mulching in agriculture

Author(s):

Karge Basar, Kasinam Doruk and G Poovizhi Sindhu

Abstract:

Mulching is a vital practice in agriculture that involves covering the soil surface with a layer of organic or inorganic materials. This article explores the art and science of mulching, discussing its benefits, various types of mulch, application techniques, and considerations for successful implementation. Mulching helps conserve soil moisture, suppress weeds, regulate soil temperature, enhance soil health, and prevent erosion. Understanding the proper use of mulch allows farmers to maximize its potential and contribute to sustainable and productive crop production.

Pages: 42-43  |  731 Views  501 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Karge Basar, Kasinam Doruk and G Poovizhi Sindhu. Enhancing crop productivity: The art of mulching in agriculture. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2023;12(6):42-43. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2023.v12.i6a.14766

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