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How to understand your soil language and improve your land?

Take 25 types of seeds each one kg. Seed treatment with milk or sour buttermilk ( fungicide)Sows them in your land in the month of June.Record the growth of each type Which seed give rapid growth will suit to your land...Mix these into the soil after 40 days as green manure. Now the crop which grows rapidly is your main crop as per your recording Same procedure needs to do in the month of October.Record the growth of all 25 type Now you can speak with your land in its own language. Treat your land as mother...mother will not put down her own son Land Improvement - Method 1 The following 5 types of Seeds are required and their quantities are mentioned as well for 1 Acre. Overall, you require 4+4+4+4.25+1.75 = 22 Kgs of seeds per acre. 1. Green Manure Seeds - 4 Kgs Sunhemp- 1Kg  Daincha - 1 Kg  Indigo - 1 Kg  Sesbania - 1 Kg  2. Millet Seeds - 4 Kgs Sorghum- 1 Kg  Pearl millet - 1 Kg  Finger millet - 1 Kg  Little millet- 1 Kg  3

How to sustain or improve the soil.?

As a rule of thumb, please remember "The Soil need not be exposed to direct sunlight and the sunlight is required only for the plants and that too by the leaves of the plants" Don't expose the soil to direct sunlight 1. Most of the land is occupied by Trees, Crops etc and only the minimal area is not occupied by any crop. In this circumstance, we can go for Live (or) Green Mulch, Dead Mulch. 2. Crops like Paddy, Sugarcane and so forth, the leftovers after harvest shouldn't be burnt It should be shredded and left as it is to break down and decompose in the soil. 3. Live Mulch can be even weeds as well as any legume crops or grasses as well. 4. Dead Mulch can be plantains, dead leaves, twigs, broken branches etc. The Dead Mulch need to be spread in those areas where the soil is exposed to the sunlight and this will reduce the soil getting hot and also will reduce the evaporation in the process. The Soil can be enhanced further by making ea

Clay Soil

Cultivating isn't just about plants, blossoms and vegetables. It's additionally about the dirt — the premise of an incredible garden.  Dark Adobe is a substantial dark clay soil. It is rich and prolific, yet it is additionally tillable at a high sunny day of the year, so some say. Whatever remains of the year it is either excessively dry and unbreakable or excessively sloppy and sticky, making it impossible to manage. clay soils have moderately low pore space contrasted with sandy soils, thus they deplete gradually and if compacted, drainage is abundantly lessened. One route around it is to utilize raised beds loaded with other soil, as well as add loads of compost to make less rigid. Why are clay soils rich and fruitful? Soil can be clay, silt or sand particles or some blend of these particles. The mixes are soils and named by the prevailing molecule sort. In this way, we have sandy topsoils, clay soils and silt topsoils. Topsoils are viewed as better since they

Why is soil life vital?

The solid natural soil in the normal world assists a web of life including microscopic organisms, moulds, yeast , protozoa, nematodes and additionally bigger organisms like worms and slugs. These life forms play a key part in the life of plants. They decompose organic matter to make the supplements accessible for plant roots. They condition the dirt and make air spaces and passages in it – enhancing air circulation and waste. Furthermore, they rival other more  unhealthy   living beings in the dirt, that will harm your plants if left unchecked.  There are a few distinctive ways you can include life to soil  Vermi Compost: Worm compost is particularly rich in soil life. It’s my number one choice for adding life to Soil. When matter is passed through the worm's body it becomes inoculated with all sorts of tiny life forms. So worm compost contains bacteria, fungi and other microscopic goodies (as well as worms!).Need to prepare our own compost(long process), buying outside wi


1. Bio-Digestor - Immunity promoter and a biopesticide.The big tank is Fermentation tank which gathers dairy animals excrement(dung, urine) alongside weeds like Parthenium, lantana, Calotropis gigantea and more alongside therapeutic plants like neem, amla, Justicia adhatoda. This is permitted to decompose for 30 days. After that, it connected to filter channels and into the small gathering tank. The solution can be utilized both as a foliar or by means of Soil application. Cost of burrowing the pits, solid rings with a solid base, putting and four days wages of two ranch help - Rs 5,000.  2. Fertigation is a procedure which applies natural development promoters and characteristic composts through water system water straightforwardly to the root zone. Resistance promoters, for example, amrit pani, panchgavyaa, biopesticide and more blended with water system water is directed through this reused plastic stockpiling barrel to the fundamental pipeline. This is a controlled strategy

5 Simple Strategies to Feed and Protect Soils

Feed and protect soil life and plants thrive in that soil. A single teaspoon (1 gram) of rich garden soil can hold up to one billion bacteria, several yards of fungal filaments, several thousand protozoa, and scores of nematodes. Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants = Nourishing Food = Good Health. Plants in sterile soil perform poorly. Unhealthy plants are more prone to pest and disease problems, just as unhealthy food leaves us more prone to disease and malnourishment. So what are superb soils? - They feel crumbly and moist. - They smell earthy. - Their structure is open allowing movement of air, water and nutrients to plant roots. - They are full of diverse and abundant life. Plants in real soil - superb alive soils - are supported by the web of life in the soil, in particular, fungus. 90% of plants rely on fungus to access most of the nutrients and moisture they need - the fungal filaments are like root extensions. They go finer, further and deeper than roots could ever g

Leaf Compost

Every Metro City is filling up with dry leaves on roads. What are we doing? Just burning it. Instead of burning, pile them and add a bucket of water with 100ml of buttermilk every 10-15 days + Some Nitrogen-rich liquid like green leaves, grass clippings or kitchen waste. Compost will be ready for 60 days then use for plants. The leaves of one expansive shade tree can be worth as much as money of plant nourishment and humus.The leaves of most trees contain twice the same number of minerals as manure.Since most trees are profound established, they ingest minerals from somewhere down in the dirt and a decent bit of these minerals go into the leaves. Their humus-building qualities mean enhanced structure for all dirt sorts. They circulate air through overwhelming earth soils, keep sandy soils from drying out too quickly, douse up rain and check vaporization. The advantages of leaf compost are various. The manure expands the porosity of the dirt, raises the soil strength,

Rebuilding Soil’s Health with COMPOST

Introduction to COMPOST: Our Soils across the nation are very hungry with very poor soil structure. Over the past few decades, the power of soil productivity is declining. This is due to the decrease in soil organic matter and insufficient - inadequate natural nutrient supply to the soils. This has resulted in low yields. To improve the soil’s health and increase productivity level, application of COMPOST - a balanced and quality food - to the hungry soils will enhance the plant growth and address the nutritional security soils.  What is COMPOST & Why we need it: The process of transforming organic materials of plant or animal origin into high value organic manure is called COMPOST. It is a symbol of continuing life. We need COMPOST, because, it is a Great Recycler - Builds Soils Structure – Holds Moisture - Stops Soil Erosion – Improves Aeration in the Soil - Provide nutrients when plants need them – Attracts soil Organisms & Minerals – Neutralize Toxins – Helps

Intercropping Model By Kurnool Farmer - Mr.Sivaram

AUTHOR :  Mr SIVARAM( +91 99859 80696) Farmer Mr Sivaram from Kurnool did intercropping experiment with different combinations. The explanation in his words. For more details visit : I tried the best intercropping pattern. Sowed in 18 acres of land. Red gram – Kandulu (180 days – crop duration) Black gram – Minumulu (85 days – crop duration) Green gram – Pesara (55 days – crop duration) finger millet – Raagulu(110 days – crop duration) foxtail millet – Korra(90 days – crop duration) Sorghum 2 types – Jonna (110 days – crop duration) Pearl millet – Sajja(80 days – crop duration) Sesame (Black and White) - Tella nuvvulu/Nalla Nuvvulu(90 days – crop duration) Black-eyed pea/Cow Pea - Alasandalu/Bobbarlu (90 days – crop duration) I applied only Jeevamrutham.. with this intercropping pattern…there is no space for weeding.I successfully implemented it. H