Organic Matter

Deadly or Non-Deadly?

About Organic Matter: Part 1

Organic Matter comes from the remains organisms such as plants and animals and their waste products in the environment. Organic Matter slips into the soil and provide food for the plants from the roots up.

Advantages and Disadvantages

About Organic Matter: Part 2

Some advantages of organic matter is that its a nutrient supplement, it reduces soil erosion, and Improve soil structure by increasing aggregation of soil particles which in turn promotes aeration, infiltration, and percolation. Some Disadvantages of Organic matter is, chemical fertilizers are primarily made from nonrenewable sources, including fossil fuels.they grow plants but do nothing to sustain the soil.Because the nutrients are readily available, there is a danger of over fertilization.