Vermicomposting of coffee pulp using the earthworm Eisenia fetida: Effects on C and N contents and the availability of nutrients

@article{Orozco2004VermicompostingOC,
  title={Vermicomposting of coffee pulp using the earthworm Eisenia fetida: Effects on C and N contents and the availability of nutrients},
  author={F. H. Orozco and J. Cegarra and L. M. Trujillo and A. Roig},
  journal={Biology and Fertility of Soils},
  year={2004},
  volume={22},
  pages={162-166}
}
  • F. H. Orozco, J. Cegarra, +1 author A. Roig
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Biology and Fertility of Soils
  • In Colombia, more than 1 million tons of coffee pulp are produced every year. [...] Key Method The influence of bed depth and time on different C fractions, N content and availability of nutrients was studied. The results showed that the C and N contents were not affected by the depth of the bed, whereas time affected both. An increase in the fractionation ratio, determined by calculating the C in the fraction smaller than 100 μm as a percentage of C in the samples as a whole, and low values of humic-like…Expand Abstract
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