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Microbiology of composting

Author: Heribert Insam; Nuntavun Riddech; Susanne Klammer
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, 2002.
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Composting is increasingly used as a recycling technology for organic wastes. In this book, the views of scientists, engineers and end-users on compost production, process optimisation,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heribert Insam; Nuntavun Riddech; Susanne Klammer
ISBN: 354067568X 9783540675686
OCLC Number: 641466459
Notes: Incluye índice.
Description: XII, 632 p. : gráf., tabl. ; 24 cm
Contents: Microbial Communities.- How Resilient Are Microbial Communities to Temperature Changes During Composting?.- Survey of Fungal Diversity in Mushroom Compost Using Sequences of PCR-Amplified Genes Encoding 18S Ribosomal RNA.- Bacterial Community Structure During Yard Trimmings Composting.- Characterisation of Microbial Communities During Composting of Organic Wastes.- Microbial Succession During Composting of Source-Separated Urban Organic Household Waste Under Different Initial Temperature Conditions.- Bacterial Diversity in Livestock Manure Composts as Characterized by Terminal Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms (T-RLFP) of PCR-amplified 16S rRNA Gene Sequences.- Amplified 16S Ribosomal DNA Restriction Analysis of Microbial Community Structure During Rapid Degradation of a Biopolymer, PHA, by Composting.- Comparative Investigation of Vermicompost Microbial Communities.- Processes and Controls.- Heat Production During Thermophilic Decomposition of Municipal Wastes in the Dano-System Composting Plant.- Composting of Different Horticultural Wastes: Effect of Fungal Inoculation.- Backyard Composting: General Considerations and a Case Study.- N-Dynamics During Composting - Overview and Experimental Results.- Unsuitability of Anaerobic Compost from Solid Substrate Anaerobic Digestion as a Soil Amendment.- Pile Composting of Two-phase Centrifuged Olive Husks: Bioindicators of the Process.- Organic Acids as a Decisive Limitation to Process Dynamics During Composting of Organic Matter.- Effects of Interrupted Air Supply on the Composting Process - Composition of Volatile Organic Acids.- Reduction of Ammonia Emission and Waste Gas Volume by Composting at Low Oxygen Pressure.- Review of Compost Process-Control for Product Function.- Using Agricultural Wastes for Tricholoma crassum (Berk.) Sacc. Production.- Microbial Transformation of Nitrogen During Composting.- Effect of Additives on the Nitrification-Denitrification Activities During Composting of Chicken Manure.- Biodegradability.- Biodegradability Study on Films for Packaging Based on Isotactic Polypropylene Modified with Natural Terpene Resins.- Isolation and Characterization of Thermophilic Microorganisms Able to Grow on Cellulose Acetate.- PCB's Biotransformation by a White-Rot Fungus Under Composting and Liquid Culture Conditions.- Tests on Composting of Degradable Polyethylene in Respect to the Quality of the End-Product Compost.- Microbial Degradation of Sulfonylurea Herbicides:Chlorsulfuron and Metsulfuron-Methyl.- Maturity Testing.- Hydrogen Peroxide Effects on Composting and Its Use in Assessing the Degree of Maturity.- Plant Performance in Relation to Oxygen Depletion, CO2-Rate and Volatile Organic Acids in Container Media Composts of Varying Maturity.- Microbiological and Chemical Characterisation of Composts at Different Levels of Maturity, with Evaluation of Phytotoxicity and Enzymatic Activities.- Monitoring of a Composting Process: Thermal Stability of Raw Materials and Products.- Compost Maturity - Problems Associated with Testing.- Use of CLPP for Evaluating the Role of Different Organic Materials in Composting.- Evaluation of Organic Matter Stability During the Composting Process of Agroindustrial Wastes.- Characterization of Organic Substances in Stabilized Composts of Rest Wastes.- Application and Environmental Impact.- Composting of Posidonia oceanica and Its Use in Agriculture.- Practical Use of Quality Compost for Plant Health and Vitality Improvement.- Environmental Impacts of Cattle Manure Composting.- Agronomic Value and Environmental Impacts of Urban Composts Used in Agriculture.- Composting in the Framework of the EU Landfill Directive.- Occurence of Aspergillus fumigatus in a Compost Polluted with Heavy Metals.- Important Aspects of Biowaste Collection and Composting in Nigeria.- Plant and Human Pathogens.- Use of Actinobacteria in Composting of Sheep Litter.- Methods for Health Risk Assessment by Clostridium botulinum in Biocompost.- The Fate of Plant Pathogens and Seeds During Backyard Composting of Vegetable, Fruit and Garden Waste.- Survival of Phytopathogen Viruses During Semipilot-Scale Composting.- Air-Borne Emissions and Their Control.- Composting Conditions Preventing the Development of Odorous Compounds.- Odour Emissions During Yard Waste Composting: Effect of Turning Frequency.- Imission of Microorganisms from Composting Facilities.- Molecular Identification of Airborne Microorganisms from Composting Facilities.- Bioaerosols and Public Health.- Passively Aerated Composting of Straw-Rich Organic Pig Manure.
Responsibility: H. Insam, N. Riddech, S. Klammer, (eds.).
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