CAUSES OF LOSS OF SOIL NUTRIENTS

WAYS IN WHICH SOIL NUTRIENTS CAN BE LOST (1) Crop Removali. Nutrients are removed from the soil by crops for growth, development and production.ii. When the crops are harvested, the nutrients contained in the plants are never returned to the soil.iii. The rapid removal of nutrients from the soil by continuous croppingg completely deprives the… Continue reading CAUSES OF LOSS OF SOIL NUTRIENTS

THE CARBON CYCLE AND ITS IMPORTANCE

what is Carbon cycle Carbon cycle: involves the series of processes which contribute to the circulation of carbon in nature.i. Carbon dioxide is removed from the air mainly by photosynthesis during which plants use it to manufacture their own food.ii. Carbon is lost in form of carbonates of calcium and magnesium through leaching and drainageThe… Continue reading THE CARBON CYCLE AND ITS IMPORTANCE