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humus (noun) decayed leaves, plants and other vegetable matter.
Soil mixed with humus is soil mixed with decayed plants and vegetables. Humus, that is dead and rotting plants and vegetables, makes good manure and helps the healthy and speedy growth of plants and crops.
- Between humus and fertilizers, humus is preferable as manure because humus is a non pollutant unlike fertilizers which are made of toxic chemicals.
- Fruit and vegetables grown on humus mixed soil are sold at higher prices than those grown with the help of fertilizers.