Methods of adding compost in Greenhouses

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Methods of adding compost in Greenhouses

The cultivation process inside greenhouses includes several important steps and procedures, including soil preparation and plowing, plant irrigation, as well as fertilization,

The farmer needs to understand the best ways to carry out each of these steps, in a way that suits the type of crops to be grown.

Where we will talk in our article about ways to add compost in greenhouses.

The importance of fertilizing the plant

Fertilization is providing the agricultural soil with the nutrients it needs, as it contributes to stimulating the seedlings to obtain the maximum possible response.
Also, the economic return of the crop is often measured by the extent to which fertilizer costs are equal to the degree of plant response.
Methods of adding compost in greenhouses

Prose method

It consists of adding fertilizers sparingly, and this method is often used when the farmer wants to add a large amount of fertilizer.

In this situation, it is not stirred into the soil with a depth of more than 10 cm. It is also possible to turn it by means of a hoe or a regular plow.

The method of adding fertilizer by lines

This method is done by making trenches under the plants with a depth of approximately 10 cm, and then distributing the quantities of fertilizer in them before covering them with soil.

Then the farmer irrigates the soil directly after completing the fertilization.

Designated places

It is intended to add fertilizers in narrow and limited places of agricultural soil, and this method is always employed with vegetable crops grown on terraces or walkways inside plastic tunnels.

Add fertilizer with irrigation water

This is what is called the “fertilizer solution”, and this method has several advantages.

First: Reducing the costs required to complete the fertilization process, as well as accelerating and facilitating the arrival of the fertilizer to the root zone.

In addition to the great balance in the distribution of fertilizers.

Second: In addition to that this type of composting and its presence provides a great opportunity for precise control of the degree of soil fertility

Where it is possible to adjust the proportions of the various elements, as well as the degrees of concentration of liquid fertilizer, to suit the needs of the plant at different times of its growth.

Foliar fertilization

This method is done by spraying the leaves of the plants with chemical fertilizers, and then the leaves absorb the mineral elements easily and quickly.

The plant’s response to foliar fertilization appears within a few days.

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