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Dhaincha as green manure


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Farmers in Sonarai village in Domar upazila are gradually adopting an environment-friendly procedure to enrich their farmland for a better yield of crops by growing dhaincha, a green bushy plant.

Thanks to the officials of Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation (BADC) for motivating farmers to leave excessive dependence on chemical fertilisers as their regular use reduces fertility of soil.

Every year, BADC's foundation potato seed producing farm, at the village grows dhaincha (scientific name sesvania) on its 320 acres of land to boost crop production, which also helps local growers get an idea of producing green manure.

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Posted by on Aug 12 2018. Filed under Bangladesh Exclusive, Environmental livelihood, News at Now, News From Roots. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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