publication . Article . 2016

Management of floral waste generated from temples of Jaipur city through vermicomposting

Priyanka Tiwari; Shelja K Juneja;
Open Access English
  • Published: 22 Feb 2016 Journal: International Journal of Environment (issn: 2091-2854, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Progressive Sustainable Developers Nepal
Abstract
<p>This paper aims at management of floral waste generated from temples of Jaipur city through vermicomposting. In this study, flower waste consisted of variety of flowers out of which marigold was chosen as it was found in maximum amount. The vermibeds were prepared by mixing the marigold with cow dung in different proportions <em>viz., </em>50:50, 60:40, 70:30, 80:20 and 90:10 and they were filled in the earthen pots, individually. Simultaneously, a control (without worms) for each of these concentrations was prepared and maintained. <em>Eisenia foetida </em>was introduced into each of these trays except the control. The bioconversion ratio <em>i.e., </em>wast...
Subjects
free text keywords: Environmental Degradation, Waste, Environment, Temples, Vermicomposting, Agriculture (General), S1-972, Environmental sciences, GE1-350, Bioconversion, Potassium, chemistry.chemical_element, chemistry, Phosphorus, Horticulture, Nutrient density, Vermicompost, engineering.material, engineering, Compost, Total organic carbon, Cow dung
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