The goal of this study is to look into fertiliser application procedures in vegetable garden soils, as well as fertiliser application methods and farmer opinions of fertiliser application practises. Thirty vegetable growers were chosen at random from the community lands of QwaQwa for this study. The research was carried out in the Qwaqwa communal vegetable garden soils of Maluti A Phofung local municipality in the Thabo Mofutsanyana area. Methodology: To evaluate fertiliser and manure applications on vegetable soils, open ended questions, close questions, and interviews were devised and employed. Results: Eighty-five percent of vegetable farmers polled are planting on seedbeds, 68.7% are resting their soils after two years of producing the same vegetable commodity, cattle manure was rated as the best manure applied at a rate of 95 percent, and gardening tools are used more than tractor and implements when tilling the soil.
Author (s) Details
Griffith Petrus Hadebe
Witsieshoek, Qwaqwa Free State, South Africa.
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