Q 5. Explain how fertilisers are different from manure.
Fertilisers are different from manures in the following ways:
|1.||Fertiliser is a man-made inorganic salt.||
Manure is a natural substance obtained by the decomposition of cattle dung and plant residues.
|2.||Fertilisers are prepared in factories.||Manure can be prepared in the fields.|
|3.||Fertilisers do not provide any humus to the soil.||Manure provides a lot of humus to the soil.|
|4.||Fertilisers are very rich in plant nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium.||Manure is relatively less rich in plant nutrients.|