Although batch composting of manure is very common throughout China at both large and small scales, there is little experience with composting of human waste in urban centres. This project, the first on thermal composting of human faeces under indoor controlled conditions, took place in a highdensity urban setting in Dongsheng, Erdos Municipality in Inner Mongolia, China.
Gandhinagar: Appalled by strong demand for organic fertilisers both from ruling BJP and Opposition Congress MLAs in the Gujarat state assembly on Thursday, state agriculture minister Dilip Sanghani blamed Government of India for failing to encourage it in a big way.
Experiments were conducted to determine the efficacy of various vermicomposts produced from agro- and distillation-waste of medicinal and aromatic crops on hatching of eggs of Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid and White) Chitwood and root-knot disease development in tomato.
Jyoti Mhapsekar has ideas on low-cost ways to reduce the world's carbon burden. As president of the Parisar Vikas women's waste-pickers cooperative in Mumbai, India, and a climate activist, she has first-hand experience in an industry that is not only one of the cheapest ways to reduce emissions.
An experiment was conducted during 2005-06 and 2006-07 in the Division of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Khalsa College, Amritsar to study the effect of combined used of farmyard manure and poultry manure with 75, 100 and 125 per cent NPK on productivity, nutrient uptake and profitability of autumn potato.