Thrust Areas » Vermi Composting
Vermicompost (also called Vcompost, compost, vermicast, worm castings, worm humus or worm manure) is the end-product of the breakdown of organic matter by some species of earthworm. Containing water-soluble nutrients, microbes, and bacteria, vermicompost is one of the best, nutrient-rich organic fertilizer and soil conditioners available. The process of producing vermicompost is called vermicomposting.The use of vermicompost as fertilizer is the best option for people who want to produce food in the garden as healthy and natural as possible. The most important aspect of compost produced by earthworms is that it is 100% organic.
Vermi composting Jar Unit
Vermi composting Jar Unit can be extensively utilized for decomposing the bio waste which are accumulating in the urban area. This bio waste is converted into
Vermi compost within a short period of 45 days with the help of eathworm.
Vermi composting jar unit consists of the following items:
Procedure for filling:
- Water channel plate
- Lid with holes
- Plastic tap
- Earth worm kit
Fill sand/metal chips up to the level of plastic tap inside the jar. Then place wetted coconut fibres above the sand. Earth worm can be placed above the fibre. Daily available bio waste can be added to it. Water can be sprinkled in 2 to 4 days interval. The decaying waste can be turn up side down in 10 days interval. The jar must be placed in water channel to protect the earthworm from ants and cover the lid with net to protect from flies.