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Hygienization aspects of composting

Termorshuizen, A.J.; Alsanius, Beatrix;
Open Access Swedish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
• Compost use in agriculture always brings about the risk of introducing plant and human pathogens. • The backbone of the hygienization process consists of temperature, moisture content and chemical compounds formed during composting and activity of antagonists. • Compost produced by proper composting, i.e. a process that produces high temperatures during asufficiently long thermophilic phase can be applied safely. • Farmers should invest in good relationships with compost producers.
Subjects
free text keywords: Horticulture
Communities
Agricultural and Food Sciences
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