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BIOFERTILIZERS: A SUSTAINABLE STRATEGY FOR ORGANIC FARMING THAT WOULD INCREASE CROP PRODUCTION AND SOIL HEALTH

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BIOFERTILIZERS: A SUSTAINABLE STRATEGY FOR ORGANIC FARMING THAT WOULD INCREASE CROP PRODUCTION AND SOIL HEALTH

Journal: Plant Physiology and Soil Chemistry

Author:Dipesh Kumar Mehata, Indira Kattel, Prabin Sapkota, Netra Prasad Ghimire, Rupesh Kumar Mehta

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License CC BY 4.0, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited

DOI: 10.26480/ppsc.02.2023.49.53

Biofertilizers are now an effective way to increase crop yield and soil health in organic farming. Because of their numerous advantages, such as their capacity for nitrogen fixation, solubilizing phosphorus, and fostering soil microbial activity, the use of biofertilizers is becoming more and more common. This paper explores the benefits of using biofertilizers and their several kinds that are available, with their possible application in organic farming. Reduced reliance on synthetic fertilizers, enhanced soil fertility, and higher crop yields are all advantages of using biofertilizers in organic farming. Moreover, by using fewer chemical fertilizers, the usage of biofertilizers can contribute to lowering the environmental pollution. The author concludes that biofertilizers could be a practical and long-term answer for organic farmers who seek to improve soil health and crop productivity.
Pages 49-53
Year 2023
Issue 2
Volume 3