Hazards of burning crop residue
Composting is an effective method to transforms raw organic residues into humus-like material through the activity of soil microorganisms. In agronomic and horticultural operations, crop residue compost can be used as a soil amendment, seed starter, mulch, container mix ingredient, or natural fertilizer. Depending on its characteristics. composting can also reduce or eliminate weed seeds and plant pathogens in organic residues.