How to Improve Subsoil Health and Crop Yields
Where are the new productivity-enhancing farming practices that will enable the world to produce enough food to feed nine billion people by twenty fifty with a global population growing rapidly every year on with millions already having limited access to enough food. It's highly pertinent question. Studies have shown that the global demand for cereal greens will need to increase by almost a half from the two point. Zero seven billion tonnes produced in two thousand five to over three billion tons in twenty-fifty we don't have on limited space on which to grow crops so we need to find ways to improve the yield on existing farmland with rising global temperatures on more variable full. This will not be a simple task. Improving farming practices through. Research can not only improve the years that farmers are currently getting from their crops. What it can also turn down. That was previously difficult to farm into a more viable option. One ye farming practice with the potential to improve croppies. His cold subsoil maturing. This practice has been developed to ameliorate or improve dense. Clay subsoil dense clay. Subsoil is problematic for reinfected crops. The clay particles are densely packed together which restricts the rate at which rian can enter the clay much of the water. The doors enter. The clay is tightly held unavailable to plants the dense clay also restrict root growth. This means the subsoil Effectively capture on store a lot of reinforcing for use by crops. This is a critical issue. As the yields of healthy well managed rian fed crops directly depend on rainfall on the amount of rian they can take in through the roots transpire through their leaves dance class subsoil also limits the amount of error the confused to the spiring routes within the clay when it is moist this means the crop roots struggle for aaron. These wet soap soyuz. In addition the klay drian per day whenever there is a surplus of reinforced during the growing period the resulting poos of surface water can lead to waterlogging dommage for the crops.