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Event Name :
Lecture on World Soil Day-2019
Event Venue :
ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Shivamogga
KVK address :
ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Savalanga Road, Navule, Shivamogga
Contact person details :
Ms. Rekha M. V.
Scientist (Soil Science)
7411295034 08182295516
Event Date :
12/5/2019 To 12/5/2019
Objective: To impart the knowledge and awareness on importance of soil and its fertility management
Pre Event Description :
Dr. Sarvajna B. Salimath, Assistant Professor (Soil Science), University of Agricultural and Horticultural Science, Shivamogga participated as resource person and delivered lecture and said, until we learned that fertile soil is crucial for our existence, topic about soil fertility is boring. soil fertility is important. Without fertile soil we would have no plants. Without plants we would have no food. And without food, there is no us, since we need food to survive. Soil fertility can be further improved by incorporating cover crops that add organic matter to the soil, which leads to improved soil structure and promotes a healthy, fertile soil; by using green manure or growing legumes to fix nitrogen from the air through the process of biological nitrogen fixation
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Dr. Sarvajna B. Salimath, Assistant Professor (Soil Science) delivering a lecture on importance of soil