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intr.v. ver·mi·com·post·ed, ver·mi·com·post·ing, ver·mi·com·posts
To make compost by providing organic waste as a food source to earthworms and then collecting their excrement.
Compost created in this manner.
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M2 PRESSWIRE-September 4, 2019-: Vermicompost Market 2019: Global Analysis, Share, Trends, Application Analysis and Forecast To 2024
'Organic waste is decomposed by microorganisms and consumed by earthworms and their excretion called vermicompost is a high grade organic fertiliser,' Ms Safi explained.
In relation to the number of earthworms and cocoons found in this study, it is observed that the EO (Table 1) stood out from the other treatments, different from the results found by Huber and Morselli (2011), to vermicompost EO in wooden boxes in a protected environment in the FAEM/UFPel, this treatment being considered as the least expressive, this could have occurred due to the conditions of experimentation and the origin of the materials were different.
Wide variety of organic wastes comprising animal manure, industrial refuse, sewage sludge and crop residues are extensively used to form vermicompost through earthworms (Roberts et al., 2007; Pascal et al., 2010).
Most manure for gardens needs to be composted so it doesn't burn plants but vermicompost is ready to use and doesn't burn even tender young roots.
The legumes (YLB, BB and WB) were planted on November 10, 2014 under three different treatments, namely, vermicompost, compost and farmer's practice (62.5-62.5-125 kg ha-1 of N, P2O5, K2O respectively according to Ebert et al., 2011).
24 of Gazipur City Corporation, women are seen busy producing vermicompost. Besides, signboards are found hanging outside the houses, which say organic fertilisers are sold in these houses, along with the mobile-phone numbers of the housewives.
Vermicompost is an organic fertiliser arousing much less controversy, which is particularly significant in areas of the world attracted to sustainable practices of plant production and the use of renewable resources (Song et al.
In our study, both vermicompost and farmyard manure applications resulted in elevated [beta]-glucosidase activity compared to the control.