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Vermicompost: A Supplement to Increase Growth of the Plant

Author(s):

Jeet Vinodrai Padodara , INDUS UNIVERSITY, AHMEDABAD; Pradnya Tikhe, INDUS UNIVERSITY, AHMEDABAD

Keywords:

Organic Agriculture, Conventional Agriculture, Vermicompost Leachate, Fruit Quality

Abstract

Vermicompost is described as an excellent soil amendment and a biocontrol agent which make it the best organic fertilizer and eco-friendlier as compared to chemical fertilizer. Vermicompost is an ideal organic manure for better growth and yield many plants. It can increase the production of crops and prevent them from harmful pest without polluting the environment. An experiment study was conducted to obtain the quality product of the plant using vermicompost. The species used helps to release organic nutrients from dead tissues back into the soil and make the nutrient available for living organism. This study suggests that treatment of plant growth promoting bacteria and vermicompost can be used for a sustainable agriculture instead of using chemical fertilizers.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV7I30493
Published in: Volume : 7, Issue : 3
Publication Date: 01/06/2019
Page(s): 710-712

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