An organic material like humus or compost that helps soil absorb water, build a bacterial community, and take up mineral nutrients.
a chemical that improves the physical or chemical behaviour of soil by stabilising soil aggregates (or crumbs), changing the pH, or both. Common conditioners include lime (and dolomite) to correct acidity, and gypsum (calcium sulfate) to correct sodicity
a material that is added to the soil to improve its content.
a product that improves the quality of the soil with respect to plant growth
organic matter applied to soil to improve its structure and assist in retaining moisture and nutrients.
A product containing nutrients that can be applied to soil to improve its condition. Also called compost.
Manure helps to improve soil tilth, increases water holding capacity, lessens wind and water erosion, improves aeration, and promotes beneficial organisms in the soil.
any material added to soil to improve its structure, texture, tilth or drainage.
Soil conditioners, also called soil amendments, are materials added to soil to improve plant growth and health. The type of conditioner added depends on the current soil composition, climate and the type of plant. Some soils lack nutrients necessary for proper plant growth and others hold too much or too little water.