Status of the use of Organic Fertilizers in India: A Review

DOI: 10.18805/ag.R-1961    | Article Id: R-1961 | Page : 338-346
Citation :- Status of the use of Organic Fertilizers in India: A Review.Agricultural Reviews.2020.(41):338-346
Chanchal Yadav, Sonali Pandey chanchal.yadav89@gmail.com
Address : Department of Botany, Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre University, Jaipur-303 905, Rajasthan, India.
Submitted Date : 10-12-2019
Accepted Date : 8-09-2020

Abstract

This research paper aims to identify the emerging trend and prospects of organic farming throughout the world. This paper also gives stress on the usage of organic fertilizer in India. India is a country with huge climate diversity hence different regions of the country have different agricultural climates. The diverse agro-climatic on the country has a direct impact on the natural nutrients of soil which are the key source of soil nutrition for organic cultivation. India covers 1.18 mm hectares of organic agriculture land which led the county on the 9th position globally in 2014-15. In this total organic area, 26% of the land is cultivable and rest 74% is covered under the forest or wild land. In the same year Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and, Maharashtra have been identified as having most organic agriculture area regions in the country. The country also has a leading position in organic production with consent increment in the organic producers throughout the globe. In the year 2014-15, the county has 0.55 mm producers which led the country on the first position in the world. The country exports more than 135 products including basmati rice, cotton and oil corps. In this review, article research had tried to analyze the significance of organic farming, export and marketing of organic products in the country. Consumption and production of organic fertilizers in the county also have been discussed in this article.

Keywords

Biofertilizers Global Scenario Organic Farming PGS (Participatory Guarantee System)

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