Castor Cake is produce by crushing castor seeds in expeller to extract oil from it in a control temperature with help of steam.
- N- 4% to 5%
- P- 1.8%
- K- 1%
- Calcium- 1%
- Oil- 6% to 7%
- Protein- 32%
- Traces of Magnesium, Zinc, Copper.
Benefits of Castor Cake :
- Organic Fertilizer, choice of fertilizer for organic farming
- Rich source of NPK and other micronutrients
- Increase fertility
- Increases humus
- Increase growth of earthworm
- Controls ph
- Increases residual effect
- Increase Nitrogen supply for Root
- Soil aeration for better root development
- Inhibit growth of termite & other pest.
- Increases shininess of fruit.
Uses of Castor Cake :
- Useful as a fertilizer in farm, can be use with other fertilizer for synergic effect.
- It is also used as fuel in boiler due to its high caloric value than lignite and coal.