- Absorbs more solar radiation, making it easier for the soil to absorb nutrients.
- Reduce the oscillations of PH.
- Improves the structure and texture of the soil.
- Promotes aeration and oxygenation of the soil.
- It is a source of energy for microorganisms so they multiply rapidly.
- Increases water retention in the soil.
- Reduces soil erosion both water and wind.
- Increases the cation exchange capacity of the soil so it increases fertility.