Good point, the phosphates and potassium are subject to being carried
away by surface water during rains, and if not interred and sequestered
by soil moisture, the ammonia (NH3), a by product of the break down of
the amino acids, from the proteins (dead bacteria) in the manure, would
escape into the air and be lost to the soil. This is why side dressing
is less efficient than turning the manure into the soil. In lasagna
gardening, the manure is cast on the unturned soil and covered with
mulch, which provides the moisture necessary to sequester the ammonia.
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