Cow dung cakes and heap set out for drying



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Description Cow dung cakes are dried and then used as fuel. Cakes are made and then dried on walls, or stacked as in this image. Sights like this and more are common in villages and dairy complexes.

Manure is organic matter used as fertilizer in agriculture. Manures contribute to the fertility of the soil by adding organic matter and nutrients, such as nitrogen that is trapped by bacteria in the soil.


This particular shot is in a village of Jalandhar District in Punjab, when we visited Pholriwal Sewege Treatment plant in making
Date 21 March 2008(2008-03-21), 18:36
Source Mar_2008_shot_in_Jalandhar_Punjab_India_by_gopal1035 021
Author Gopal Aggarwal from INDIA
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31° 17' 42.99" N, 75° 35' 23.59" E

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