What is meant by the term 'green manure'? State its role in agriculture.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Prior to sowing of the crop seeds, some plants like sun hemp or guar are grown and then mulched by ploughing them into the soil.This is called green manure.

Green manure helps in enriching the soil with nitrogen and phosphorous.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM