Nodepage

Soil Fertility and Composting

This section looks at the way in which soil quality can be maintained and improved. Soil can be improved by farmers through a number of techniques including the use of fertilizer, manure and compost.  

General Resources

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Biol Preparation

  • fact sheet
  • English

Biol is a liquid fertilizer that is made from a mixture of ingredients in a sealed container.

Published by Soluciones Prácticas on 08/23/11

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Biol Preparation - Preparación de Biol

  • fact sheet
  • Spanish

Biol es un abono o fertilizante líquido que se hace de una mezcla de ingredientes en un recipiente sellado.

Giannina Solari, Published by Soluciones Prácticas on 09/03/11

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Compost Bin Manufacture

  • fact sheet
  • English

This Technical Brief explains concrete composting bin fabrication.

Published by Practical Action South Asia on 05/11/11

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Fertilizer Management for Summer Vegetables - গ্রীষ্মকালীন সবজির সার

  • fact sheet
  • Bangla

Fertilizer management for summer vegetables.

Published by Practical Action Bangladesh on 09/01/11

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Green Fertilizers - পরিবেশবান্ধব সবুজ সার

  • fact sheet
  • Bangla

How to produce environmently friendly green fertilizer.

Dr.Md.Sadrul Amin , Published by Practical Action Bangladesh on 01/01/11

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Home Composting Bins

  • fact sheet
  • English

This Technical Brief shows home composting is now being encouraged as a means dealing with organic waste and can...

Published by Practical Action South Asia on 02/02/08

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How to produce organic fertilizer at home - জৈব সার তৈরি

  • fact sheet
  • Bangla

How to produce organic fertilizer in the home.

Mati o Manusher Cashbash, Published by Practical Action Bangladesh on 01/12/11

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Integrated Soil Fertility

  • fact sheet
  • English

This Technical Brief describes various methods of countering soil degradation in semi-arid regions.

Douglas Gumbo, Published by Practical Action Southern Africa on 02/09/08

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Napier Grass Production - নেপিয়ার ঘাষ চাষ

  • fact sheet
  • Bangla

Napier grass can be produced commercially. Low investment and less land are required for growing napier grass.

Published by Practical Action Bangladesh on 01/01/09

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Quick Compost - কুইক কম্পোস্ট

  • fact sheet
  • Bangla

How to make compost quickly in Bangladesh.

Published by Practical Action Bangladesh on 01/18/11

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Recycling Organic Waste

  • fact sheet
  • English

Here are a few options to dealing with organic waste.

Dia Rees, Published by Practical Action on 01/01/98

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Vermicompost - ভার্মি কম্পোস্ট

  • fact sheet
  • Bangla

How to produce vermicompost in Bangladesh.

Published by Practical Action Bangladesh on 01/01/11

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Vetivar Hedges and Sisal

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  • English

Plants such as vetivar and sisal can be used to reduce soil erosion and improve soil and water conservation.

Published by Practical Action Southern Africa on 07/01/10

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Further information

From Practical Answers Sri Lanka

See green manures from Garden Organic

From WEDC

Publications

From Practical Action Publishing

Seeds and Synergies
Seeds and Synergies reflects on the innovative efforts of a group of Chinese researchers and extension agents to connect scientists and farmers.

Sustainable Composting: Case Studies and Guidelines for Developing Countries WEDC

Pig Waste Management and Recycling

Toilets That Make Compost
This book provides detailed instructions for constructing a range of toilets from the simplest and most affordable to the more sophisticated ecological toilet.

From Agromisa http://www.agromisa.org/
Agromisa is a Dutch non-profit organisation affiliated with the Agricultural University of Wageninen in the Netherlands which aims to strengthen self-reliance of the rural populations in the South.

Erosion control in the tropics
Erosion control in the tropics PDF
Soil fertility management
Soil fertility management PDF
The preparation and use of compost
The preparation and use of compost PDF

 

 

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