Windrow composting of sugarcane and coffee byproducts

  title={Windrow composting of sugarcane and coffee byproducts},
  author={Carlos Rolz and Roberto Garc{\'i}a de Le{\'o}n and R Javier Cifuentes and Carlos Porres},
  journal={Sugar Tech},
Compost produced from lignocellulosic agricultural residues is found to be suitable for maintaining soil properties and health. Results of experimental trials of large scale windrow composting of sugarcane press mud, cane bagasse and coffee pulp mixtures are presented and discussed. Filter press mud and bagasse mixtures were transformed into composted products in 120 days, of which 80 days were of active material machine turning in the windrows. However, the mixtures containing coffee pulp were… CONTINUE READING