How to manage soil fertility

Applying nutrients to the crop is essential in managing soil fertility so the plants grow and develop normally. A number of crop problems can be related to inefficient management of nutrients and nutrient imbalances in the field.

Cover crops

Cover crops

Growing cover crops help suppress weeds and enrich the soil.

Deficiencies and toxicities

Deficiencies and toxicities

Nutrients are important in rice crop growth and development. Having too much or too less of the nutrients can affect the yield.

Leaf Color Chart

Leaf Color Chart

Plants need optimum amounts of fertilizers in order to develop properly. Use the Leaf Color Chart (LCC) to estimate the rice crop's nitrogen needs.