SE–Structures and Environment

  title={SE–Structures and Environment},
  author={J. T. van Ginkel and I. A. Van Haneghem and Peter A.C. Raats},
Abstract Composting is one of the oldest bio-technological processes used by human beings. It can be defined as the partial decomposition of heterogeneous organic matter by a mixed microbial population in a moist, warm and aerobic environment. In the organic matter, a dense population of various micro-organisms is found. The micro-organisms use organic matter, minerals, water and oxygen for their growth and metabolic activity. Each microbial species has an optimal temperature at which growth… CONTINUE READING