Microbial safety control of compost material with cow dung by heat treatment.

@article{Gong2007MicrobialSC,
  title={Microbial safety control of compost material with cow dung by heat treatment.},
  author={Chun-ming Gong},
  journal={Journal of environmental sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={1014-9}
}
Various kinds of pathogenic bacteria derived from the intestinal tract of animals exist in compost material like cow dung. In order to sterilize the pathogenic bacteria completely in compost material, the cow dung was put into a heat treatment machine in pilot plan, and harmless condition in short time was examined. The results indicated, pathogenic indicator bacteria such as coliform bacteria, fecal coliform, Escherichia coli and salmonella were all 106 cfu/g dw at the beginning, died rapidly… CONTINUE READING