Organic Fertilizers Use and Application for Cereal Crop Production in Ethiopia

Zelalem Addis


Different relevant studies have been held across the county parts or regions to assess the effect different organic fertilizers like compost, farm yard manure, green manure, crop residue and biogas slurry application and use in experiment field and smallholder farming without upsetting their usual living. Results supposed to the benefit of farmers and come up with a policy briefing that policy makers give a better support for its implementation. The experiments conducted in different regions by different researchers like Maichew District of Tigray Region by Hailu Araya, Gozamen Woreda Eastern Gojam Amhara Region by Tadesse Dejene , Haraghe zone Oromia region Easten Ethiopia by Zelalem Bekeko and Sirinka Earstern Amara rgegion by   Abebe Getu  and Yalemtshay debebe in Sebeta Oromia Region indicated that  the application compost Farm yard manure ,green manure and Biogas slurry enhances different crop production and productivity by improving of soil physical and chemical property and also bring  additional benefit  in terms of minimizing inorganic fertilizers cost.  Therefore this visualized or tell us   for the future as country level promoting of organic fertilizers in well-organized form is very important to enhance cereal crop productivity and there quality by improving soil and soil fertility issues.

Keywords: Organic fertilizers, Cereal crops

DOI: 10.7176/JNSR/9-10-03

Publication date:May 31st 2019

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