humus Meaning and Definition

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نباتی مَٹی


نباتی کھاد


زمین کی اُوپر کی سطح جو سڑے گلے پتّوں کے مادے سے ہو



English definition for humus

1. n. a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East

2. n. partially decomposed organic matter; the organic component of soil

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In soil science, humus (coined 1790–1800; from the Latin humus: earth, ground) refers to the fraction of soil organic matter that is amorphous and without the "cellular cake structure characteristic of plants, micro-organisms or animals." Humus significantly influences the bulk density of soil and contributes to moisture and nutrient retention.
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