Influences of vermicomposts , produced by earthworms and microorganisms from cattle manure , food waste and paper waste , on the germination , growth and flowering of petunias in the greenhouse

@inproceedings{Arancon2008InfluencesOV,
  title={Influences of vermicomposts , produced by earthworms and microorganisms from cattle manure , food waste and paper waste , on the germination , growth and flowering of petunias in the greenhouse},
  author={Norman Q. Arancon and Clive A. Edwards and Andrei Babenko and John Cannon and Paola A Galvis and James D. Metzger},
  year={2008}
}
Vermicomposts have been shown to promote the germination, growth, and yields of plants. This paper aims to demonstrate the effects of vermicomposts produced from three types of wastes on growth and flowering of petunias which are an important U.S. flowering crop. Vermicomposts, produced commercially from cattle manure, food wastes and paper wastes, were substituted at a range of different concentrations into with a soilless commercial bedding plant container medium, Metro-Mix 360 (MM360), to… CONTINUE READING
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