‘Intensive agri destroying soil nutrients’

Ludhiana, June 11 Like humans and animals, nutrient rich diet also plays a pivotal role in development of plants. Experts believe that soil health has been badly affected by intensive agriculture and introduction of high yielding crop varieties.

Farmers often use chemical fertilizers, which increase micronutrient deficiency and affects soil structure.

According to experts at the Punjab Agricultural University, organic matter plays an important role in maintaining fertility of soil.