Study of physico-chemical and biochemical parameters during rotary drum composting of water hyacinth

  title={Study of physico-chemical and biochemical parameters during rotary drum composting of water hyacinth},
  author={D. Sai Sarika and Jiwan Singh and Ravindra Prasad and Isha Vishan and Vempalli Sudharsan Varma and Ajay S. Kalamdhad},
  journal={International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture},
BackgroundWater hyacinth (Eichhorniacrassipes) is one of the most uncompromising weeds in the whole world. Its adverse effects due to fast growth rate are main physical interference with fishing and navigation. Water hyacinth also causes eutrophication due to the large release of organic nutrients after its degradation, consequentially deterioration of water quality and also adversely affecting aquatic flora and fauna. Therefore, composting is one of the best methods for control and utilization… Expand

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