Explain how fertilizers are different from manure.

The difference between fertilizers and manure is shown below in the following 5 points:


 

Fertilizers


Manure
1)Fertilizers are the commercially available plant nutrients. These are natural organic substances prepared from the excreta of decomposed plants and animals 
2) Fertilizers are both organic and inorganic in nature.Manure is mainly composed of organic materials. 
3)The main function of fertilizers is to provide the plants with nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium, etc to ensure the healthy growth and development. They help in enriching the soil quality with organic matter and nutrients. 
4) The addition of fertilizers to the soil is followed by a schedule and a proper routine. The addition of manure does not require any special guidelines. 
4)Fertilizes are prepared in factories Manure can be prepared in the fields. 
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