Management of food industry waste employing vermicomposting technology.

@article{Garg2012ManagementOF,
  title={Management of food industry waste employing vermicomposting technology.},
  author={Vinod Kumar Garg and Surindra Suthar and Anoop Yadav},
  journal={Bioresource technology},
  year={2012},
  volume={126},
  pages={437-43}
}
This paper reports the vermicomposting of food industry sludges (FIS) mixed with different organic wastes employing Eisenia fetida. A total of 10 vermicomposting units containing different wastes combinations were established. After 15 weeks significant increase in total nitrogen (N(total)) (60-214%), total available phosphorous (P(avail)) (35.8-69.6%), total sodium (Na(total)) (39-95%), and total potassium (K(total)) (43.7-74.1%), while decrease in pH (8.45-19.7%), total organic carbon (OC… CONTINUE READING

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