Compost

Compost Production

Composting is the decomposition of organic matter by biological agents. The product of this process is called compost.
A compost contains nutrients such as phosphorous, potassium and nitrogen. In general, compost application is an excellent soil improvement method and allows for sustainable soil management. Compost application promotes the development of healthy soil life and results in high soil stability. The large water storage capacity improves soil conditions during periods of drought.

Topics in Compost Production

What is composting

  • Input materials
  • Composting process
  • Composting systems
  • Technology

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