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What is the importance of humus to soil?

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Importance of humus to soil include;

  • It supplies plants with food and minerals
  • It produces high agricultural yields
  • It has high water retention capacity in the soil
  • It promotes the development of a structure that favours circulation of air and water.
  • It contributes to further weathering of rocks through decomposition
  • It is a source for soil microorganisms.

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