Nutrient management

Addition plots

Learn the basics of addition plots and be able to make them yourself

Azolla

Azolla

Maximize azolla's use as green manure and intercrop for rice

Composting rice residue

Although organic fertilizers, such as compost rice residue, are often low in major nutrients like nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P), they can be highly beneficial because they contain micronutrients, enzymes and micro-organisms that are often not found in inorganic fertilizers

Nitrogen

Better understand the chemistry of Nitrogen and be able to manage it efficiently

Nitrogen split applications

Nitrogen split applications

Learn the recommended total N fertilizer requirement (kg/ha) and a plan for the splitting and timing of Nitrogen split applications

Nutrient omission plots

Estimate fertilizer requirements by learning about Nutrient Omission Plot techniques

Phosphorus (P)

Phosphorus (P)

Understand Phosphorous' importance in plant growth and manage it effectively

Potassium

Potassium

Improve root growth, plant vigor, and crop resistance to pests and diseases through successful Potassium management

Sesbania

Sesbania

Enhance soil and subsequent crop growth by using sesbania, a cheaper and renewable source of N

Using organic materials and manures

Using organic materials and manures

Using organic materials and manure improve soil fertility, soil organic matter content, microbial growth, and nutrient turnover in soil

Zinc

Zinc

Zinc deficiency affects plant color and turgor: Avoid it by effectively managing Zinc