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ISSN: 2471-2728

Journal of Fertilizers & Pesticides
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Review Article

Vermicomposting Biotechnology: An Eco-Loving Approach for Recycling of Solid Organic Wastes into Valuable Biofertilizers

Nitin Prakash Pandit*, Nabeel Ahmad and Sanjiv Kumar Maheshwari

Department of Biotechnology, IFTM University, Lodhipur Rajput, Delhi Road, Moradabad-244102, Uttar Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author:
Nitin Prakash Pandit
Department of Biotechnology, IFTM University
Lodhipur Rajput, Delhi Road, Moradabad-244102
Uttar Pradesh, India
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: November 25, 2011; Accepted date: December 19, 2011; Published date: December 25, 2011

Citation: Pandit NP, Ahmad N, Maheshwari SK (2012) Vermicomposting Biotechnology: An Eco-Loving Approach for Recycling of Solid Organic Wastes into Valuable Biofertilizers. J Biofertil Biopestici 2:113. doi:10.4172/2155-6202.1000113

Copyright: © 2011 Pandit NP, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

Abstract

 Day by day vigorous changes in the human population, indiscriminate growth of urban cities, industrialization, and agricultural practices have led to an increased accumulation of solid organic waste materials in the environment. The recovery of nutrients by modification of wastes like municipal solid waste, industrial solid waste, agricultural residues, and animal wastes, etc. is important for their management and for reducing environmental degradation. Recycling of organic wastes through vermicomposting biotechnology is an emerging trend as an “environmentally sustainable”, “economically viable” and “socially acceptable” technology all over the world. The review assesses the following topics in detail: Vermicomposting biotechnology, earthworm species for waste management, raw materials for vermicomposting, environmental factors effecting vermicomposting, applications of vermicompost and future prospects.

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