Manure

Dung and urine of animals that can be used as a form of organic fertilizer. See fertilizer, organic fertilizer.
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Manure

Organic substance that is added to the soil to increase its fertility. They are usually of animal origin containing dung and straw
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Manure

Manure is organic matter used as organic fertilizer in agriculture. Manures contribute to the fertility of the soil by adding organic matter and nutrients, such as nitrogen, that are trapped by bacteria in the soil. Higher organisms then feed on the fungi and bacteria in a chain of life that comprises the soil food web. It is also a product obtain...
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Manure

• (n.) Any matter which makes land productive; a fertilizing substance, as the contents of stables and barnyards, dung, decaying animal or vegetable substances, etc. • (v. t.) To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture. • (v. t.) To apply manure to; to enrich, as land, by the application of a fertilizing subs...
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manure

1. To cultivate by manual labour; to till; hence, to develop by culture. 'To whom we gave the strand for to manure.' (Surrey) 'Manure thyself then; to thyself be improved; And with vain, outward things be no more moved.' (Donne) ... 2. To apply manure to; to enrich, as land, by the application of a fertilizing substance. 'The blood of English shall...
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manure

noun any animal or plant material used to fertilize land especially animal excreta usually with litter material
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Manure

Ma¬∑nure' (mȧ*nūr') transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Manured ; present participle & verbal noun Manuring .] [ Contr, from Old French manuvrer , manovrer , to work with the hand, to cultivate by man...
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Manure

A mixture of bedding straw and animal dung which is lifted out of sheds and stored in heaps (middens) for a period to decompose before being spread on the land. Provides a useful amount of organic matter and some nutrients.
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Manure

Animal dung generally mixed with the bedding straw and 'composted'.
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Manure

Animal dung generally mixed with the bedding straw and 'composted'.
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Manure

animal waste from stables or barnyards
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Manure

Any animal droppings with a high content of nitrogen, these should be composted and aged before use. Take special note not to use cat or dog droppings. All to often these contain disease organisms.
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Manure

Excreta of animals, dung and urine (commonly with some bedding).
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manure

Hmmmm...... Organic matter, excreted by animals, which is used as a soil amendment and fertilizer. Green manures are plant cover crops which are tilled into the soil.
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manure

Hmmmm...... Organic matter, excreted by animals, which is used as a soil amendment and fertilizer. Green manures are plant cover crops which are tilled into the soil.
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manure

manure 1. To work with the hands; to spread manually (from Anglo-Frrench meynoverer, from Old French manouvrer, 'to work with the hands'. 2. Material, especially barnyard or stable dung, often with discarded animal bedding, used to fertilize soil. 3. To fertilize (soil) by applying material such as barnyard dung. The sense of 'work the earth' le...
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manure

manure, term used in the United States to refer to excreta of animals, with or without added bedding; also called barnyard manure. In other countries the term often refers to any material used to fertilize the soil. Properly managed, barnyard manure is a valuable fertilizer because of its nitrogen a...
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Manure

Manures are vegetable, animal, and mineral matters introduced into the soil to accelerate vegetation and increase the production of crops; substances used to improve the natural soil, or to restore to it the fertility which is diminished by the crops annually carried away.
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manure

organic material that is used to fertilize land, usually consisting of the feces and urine of domestic livestock, with or without accompanying ... [3 related articles]
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Manure

Organic matter excreted by animals, which is used to enrich, condition and and fertilise soil.
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manure

organic matter used as fertilizer in agriculture.
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manure

organic matter used as fertilizer in agriculture.
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manure

[n] - any animal or plant material used to fertilize land especially animal excreta usually with litter material 2. [v] - spread manure, as for fertilization
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