Crop residue improves soil fertility in India

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crop residue to improve fertility of soil
Farmers use crop residue to improve soil fertility.

The burning of crop residue from paddy fields causes air pollution. However, farmers from Punjab and Haryana are using stubble to increase the fertility of farm soil. Notably, officials are starting to notice the decreasing cases of stubble burning after the government provides machinery to assist farmers with this method.

Source: India Times | Photo by PABpics, Flickr

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