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Aerobic composting of fruits and vegetable wastes from Madiwala market, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Priyadarshini Pillai1, G. R. Jhanani2, E. Hemashree3, Neha Kumari4, Sr. Ceceli Ernesta5 , Basilica Rani6, P. Chrisbel7 and Maria Andrea David8
1Faculty, Department of Botany, Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bengaluru- 560 034, Karnataka, India
2-8Students, B.Sc. Final Year (CBZ), Department of Botany, Jyoti Nivas College (Autonomous), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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Composting is one of the cheap and best methods for the disposal of organic waste and its conversion into valuable products. Composting is a spontaneous, biological decomposition process of organic materials in a predominantly aerobic environment. Composting is one of the important and economical methods of the manipulation of a biological process, decomposition; raw organic materials such as manure, leaves, grass clippings, food wastes, and municipal bio solids are converted to stable soil-like humic substances. Composting is an ancient technology undertaken on a variety of levels, from home to industrial which involves a number of microbes. Composting have several benefits, it improves manure handling, possible saleable product, improves land application, minimum risk of different pollution problems, perfect soil conditioner. Composting is a process in which biological breakdown of organic waste under different controlled conditions takes place. The objective of this paper is to study the performance of the aerobic composting of vegetable and fruit wastes in different proportions which may prove to control the environmental pollution and the end product will be useful to the peoples.

Keywords: Aerobic composting Environment condition Moisture content Organic wastes Vegetables
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Priyadarshini, P., Jhanani, G. R., Hemashree, E., Neha, K., Sr. Ernesta, C., Rani, B., Chrisbel, P., David, M. A., 2019. Aerobic composting of fruits and vegetable wastes from Madiwala market, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.Int.J.Curr.Res.Biosci.Plantbiol. 6(7): 29-33. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrbp.2019.607.005
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