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The biochemistry and methodology of composting

by Raymond P. Poincelot

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Published by Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRaymond P. Poincelot
SeriesBulletin / Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 727, Bulletin (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 727.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS661 .P64 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24641147M
OCLC/WorldCa18542326

and requires six to eight months to produce compost. The method is mainly used to treat urban wastes in the developing world. A similar method employed on large farms in the Western Hemisphere is passive composting of manure active composting period in this process may take one to two Size: KB. Lastly, the book covers cutting-edge techniques in biotechnology. Truly multidisciplinary, Analytical Techniques in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is a valuable resource to researchers in biochemistry, biotechnology and their derivative : Springer-Verlag New York.

  This method facilitates a lot of composting through minimum use of cattle dung. In this method, the decomposition process takes place aerobically. Selection of site and compost making Material required Method of filling tank Second filling Plastering of inner wall and floor of the tank should be done by mixture of dung and mud. Composting is an aerobic method (meaning that it requires the presence of air) of decomposing organic solid wastes. It can therefore be used to recycle organic material. The process involves decomposition of organic material into a humus-like material, known as compost, which is a good fertilizer for plants. Composting requires the following three components: human .

Hence, an effective composting method, which enables the production of good quality compost at an economical cost, can only meet the criteria for sustainable organic soil management The present study at Maud tea estate (Maud T.E.) in Assam, India under FAO-CFC-TBI Project, ; was aimed at comparative evaluation of different. This book is a thorough and encyclopedic survey of the subject. Minnich, Jerry and Marjorie Hunt. The Rodale Guide to Composting. Emmaus, Pennsylvania: Rodale Press, A very complete survey of composting at home, on the farm, and in municipalities. The book has been through numerous rewritings since the first edition; this version is the best.


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Investigations of the possibilities of accelerating the composting process require an understanding of past compost research. This led the review presented here, which covers published research to September, No.

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Biochemistry and Methodology of Composting 13 Municipal Processes Windrow Method. Windrows, or open piles, are probably the oldest form of composting. They can be any convenient length, about 8 to 12 feet wide, and 4 to 6 feet high. DOI link for The Science of Composting.

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Chapter 2 Composting 2–2 (VI-NEH, February ) Principles of composting (a) General background Composting is the process by which various aerobic micro-organisms decompose raw organic material to obtain energy and material they need for growth and reproduction.

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Paul File Size: KB. Composting is increasingly used as a recycling technology for organic wastes. Knowledge on the composition and activities of compost microbial communities has so far been based on traditional methods. are “Berkeley method,” “fast composting,” or “hot composting.” The Berkeley method produces more yields of finished compost than the traditional method.

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