Its low energy consuming and results in the production of valuable products like vermicast, water for farming and earthworm biomass for industrial use Sinha et al. Are utilized in the following processes; Soil detoxification and vermicompost production Gupta and Garg Vermicomposting: A better option for organic solid waste management.
Sales of the end product can provide additional offsets to the running costs.
In the way of this attempt lead to the new field named Vermitechnology. A novel antimicrobial vermipeptide family from earthworm Eisenia fetida.
It might be days for some Indian species as contrasted with days in European species. Vermicompost is formed when the earthworms breakdown the organic waste materials, stimulate the action of microorganisms and increase rates at which minerals are formed, converting the waste into humus-like substances with fine structure and high microbial activity.
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