Vermiculture Technology: Earthworms, Organic Wastes, and Environmental Management

Vermiculture Technology: Earthworms, Organic Wastes, and Environmental Management


Co-edited via overseas earthworm professional Clive A. Edwards, Vermiculture know-how: Earthworms, natural Wastes, and Environmental Management is the 1st overseas, finished, and definitive paintings on how earthworms and microorganisms have interaction to collapse natural wastes on a advertisement foundation. Many books hide the significance of composting for decreasing the volume of natural wastes in landfills. This reference specializes in cutting edge vermiculture expertise that turns natural waste right into a value-added environmentally pleasant items which can enhance soil fertility and productiveness on a wide scale.

Chronicles greater than 20 years of progress and alterations in earthworm composting technology

Based at the paintings of an excellent foreign forged of scientists, the ebook explores the dramatic development and adjustments in vermiculture expertise when you consider that 1988 and assesses advances made in government-funded initiatives within the usa and uk. The individuals speak about outside and indoor windrows, box platforms, wedge structures, and occasional labor-requirement, fully-automated non-stop circulation vermicomposting reactor structures which could procedure greater than a thousand hundreds natural wastes consistent with reactor each year. in addition they spotlight the technology and biology at the back of the use and efficacy of vermicomposting, learn its value to constructing nations, and element the expertise of the previous, current, and future.

Although the advance of quite a number vermicomposting applied sciences has been speedy and the unfold of vermicomposting dramatic, the medical literature continues to be scattered all through quite a number journals, newsletters, and on-line assets. As a compilation of knowledge designed in particular to have a longer shelf lifestyles, this quantity chronicles how vermiculture will be introduced into complete advertisement and commercial improvement and locate software in built-in waste administration systems.

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