Vermicompost Essays and Term Papers

  • Vermicompost

    flooded by water. Large-scale vermicomposting is practiced in Canada, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, and the United States.[7][8] The vermicompost may be used for farming, landscaping, to create compost tea, or for sale. Some of these operations produce worms for bait and/or home vermicomposting...

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  • Effect of vermicompost, worm-bed leachate and arbuscular mycorrizal fungi on lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf.) growth and composition of its essential oil

    adoption of organic agricultural system as a viable alternative shall be undertaken. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of vermicompost, worm-bed leachate (WBL) and Glomus mosseae, an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), on growth of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf. The...

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  • Oh Yeah

    Applied and Environmental Soil Science Volume 2010, Article ID 967526, 13 pages doi:10.1155/2010/967526 Research Article Nutrient Status of Vermicompost of Urban Green Waste Processed by Three Earthworm Species—Eisenia fetida, Eudrilus eugeniae, and Perionyx excavatus Swati Pattnaik and M. Vikram...

    8331 Words | 59 Pages

  • Vermicomposting

    making compost from the food waste they receive from restaurants and other industries. You can also vermicompost at home, school, and even the office on a smaller scale. WHAT IS VERICOMPOSTING? Vermicompost contains not only worm castings, but also bedding materials and organic wastes at various stages...

    3735 Words | 10 Pages

  • investigatory

    EFFECT OF VERMICOMPOST ON THE GROWTH OF MUNG BEANS (Vigna radiata) Table of Contents Abstract Table of Contents Chapter I - Introduction a. Background of the Study b. Statement of the Problem c. Statement of the Hypothesis d. Significance of the Study e. Scope and Limitations of...

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  • Vermiculture

    Vermicompost (Redirected from Worm compost) Vermicompost (or worm compost) is produced by feeding kitchen scraps and shredded newspaper to worms. It is one of several different methods of composting. The earthworm most often to be found in the compost heap is Eisenia fetida or the Brandling worm, also...

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  • Vermicasting

    greenhouse trials using Vermicompost on a wide range of fruits, vegetables and ornamentals. The results clearly demonstrated that the affects were nutritional - as all experimental plants received the same full range of nutrients – and remarkably small quantities of Vermicompost promoted enhanced germination...

    1987 Words | 6 Pages

  • vermitechnology

    (VERMITECHNOLOGY) SYNOPSIS  Introduction  Vermitechnology  Vermicompost  Vermiwash  Vermicompost preparation  Vermiwash preparation  Application of vermicompost  Application of vermiwash  Future aspects  Comparison to the other chemical products  Advantages of Vermitechnology ...

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  • Research

    Vermicomposting of Vegetables vs. Fruits: Which has better Vermicompost? Methodology 3.1 Introduction This chapter discusses the methodology that is used in this study. The first section describes the steps involve, followed by how the setup looks like. The third part describes how the setup will...

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  • Composting

    technique in which worms are used to decompose organic waste. Vermicompost is a mixture of decomposing food, bedding and worm castings. When worms eat organic waste, it is excreted in the form of nutrient rich fertilizers called Vermicompost. This is the best forms of organic fertilizer. Such fertilizer...

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  • The selection of waste materials for vermicomposting and its benefits

    waste • Food processing and grocery waste • Cafeteria waste • Grass clippings and wood chips Harvesting:- Worms in a bin being harvested Vermicompost is ready for harvest when it contains few-to-no scraps of uneaten food or bedding. There are several methods of harvesting from small-scale systems:...

    633 Words | 3 Pages

  • Door to Door Collection of Segregated Garbage and Systematic / Scientific Disposal Through Verminculture

    scientific process of using them for the betterment of human beings. Vermicompost is the excreta of earthworm, which is rich in humus. Earthworms eat household garbage and pass it through their body and in the process convert it into vermicompost. Earthworms not only convert garbage into valuable manure but...

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  • chemistry project

    cost ratio (2.51) in the treatment wherein 50% RDF + Nadep @ 7.5 t/ha was applied. Manures improved the organic carbon content of soil, however, vermicompost was found most effective. It is concluded that application of 50% RDF + Nadep @ 7.5 t/ha is necessary to potato crop for realizing sustained productivity...

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  • Household Waste

    separate the biodegradable wastes from non biodegradable wastes. Vermicomposting is a process in which biodegradable waste is dumped into the soil Vermicompost Pit Size: May be any size but should be comfortable for earthworm breathing. So,6’ X 3’ with 2.5 depth should be preferred as minimum. Proportion...

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  • Application of Organic Manure in Agriculture in Nepal

    producing vermicompost from the elephant dung. These 12 women are responsible for the overall management of compost production at the community level which is giving rise to organic farming. The semi-digested elephant dung is very good feed for vermis (earthworm) and produce vermicompost. The project...

    1962 Words | 10 Pages

  • Study of cocoons and selection of earthworms for vermicomposting.

    such features facilitate the escape of the adult insect after it emerges from the pupal skin. Selection of Earthworms for Vermicomposting... Vermicompost is the product or process of composting using various worms, usually red wigglers to create a heterogeneous mixture of decomposing vegetable or...

    1362 Words | 5 Pages

  • Mba in Markerting

    earthworms, through a type of biological alchemy, are capable of transforming garbage into ‘gold’ (Vermi Co 2001, Tara Crescent 2003). Importance of vermicompost Source of plant nutrients Earthworms consume various organic wastes and reduce the volume by 40–60%. Each earthworm weighs about 0.5 to 0.6 g,...

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  • Sample of Field Trip Report

    soil better and prevent erosion. 2) Effectiveness of organic waste management: Vermicompost Waste from agriculture especially stem cutting of chrysantimum is used for vermicompost. The term vermicompost means use of worm to compost organic waste. The excreta of the worms are rich in nitrate...

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  • Animals

    known as the polar fox, is a small fox native to cold Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere. It is common in all three ... > read more VermicompostVermicompost (or Worm Compost) the process of using earthworms to breakdown kitchen and garden waste, to create a faster than normal composting. ... ...

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  • Conceptual Approach

    order to meet the market demand of SM bioactive compound in its tuber. A relevant | |approach is by application of Bio-fertilizer, Bioenhancer, and Vermicompost from natural beneficial microorganisms. In contrast, | |its agro-climatic condition needs a warmer region with sub tropical climate and no waterlogged...

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