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Reuse of urine fertilised and not fertilised basil experiment part I

Human urine gives equal crop yields to chemical fertilisers

By George Munene According to a guide on The Use Of Urine In Crop Production by the Stockholm Environment Institute, urine is a well-balanced nitrogen-rich fertilizer that can replace and normally gives the same yields as chemical fertilisers in crop production. In field research done in Burkina Faso, the yields from urine-fertilized crops did not …

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Fertiliser Crisis: Organic gold manure that doubles farmer yields

By George Munene With sky-high fertiliser prices, Farmbizafrica has undertaken to highlight alternative sources farmers can use to enrich their soils while lessening dependence on synthetic fertilisers. Vermicompost is organic fertilizer produced by earthworms from organic waste. It is colloquially referred to as organic gold with good reason; in various studies, vermicompost was found to …

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