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Soil Fertility: Some hot stuff

Soil is a living environment vital for sustaining agricultural growth. To create a healthy organic soil is actually a complex process that involves the combination of plant materials, manure, micro-organisms, heat and time to create humus that enriches the soil. Humus is the dark black matter that when added to soil stabilizes the texture, promotes air, and water circulation and is a nutrient reserve for plants. In addition, humus support growth of an essential organism called mycorrhizal fungi. Fungi are heterotropic organisms, and must absorb their food. Fungi also have the ability to easily absorb elements such a phosphorus and nitrogen which are essential for life. Plants are autotropi

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