Tea Dust Powder into Valuable Organic Fertilizer Using Eudrilus euginae

DOI: 10.18805/ajdfr.DR-1488    | Article Id: DR-1488 | Page : 355-358
Citation :- Tea Dust Powder into Valuable Organic Fertilizer Using Eudrilus euginae.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2019.(38):355-358
 C.A. Annapoorani and M. Sindhu anusarankanna@gmail.com
Address : Department of Zoology, Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore-641 043, Tamil Nadu, India.
Submitted Date : 25-10-2019
Accepted Date : 26-12-2019

Abstract

Wastes are the very big query of this century and its disposal is to be ecofriendly. As a result there is a magic called vermicomposting in which without troubling the environment, using tea dust powder and observes different reproductive stages of the worms, cocoons and cast potential for sprouting. The nature and texture of control and pre-decompost mixture with tea dust powder and cow dung mixture were partially composted with 60 days and fully composted after 90 days. The yield has high nutrient worm casts and also observed cocoons and young ones. Vermi casts are enriched nutrient supplement to germination of cow pea seeds. This increases the plant growth parameters and enhanced the plant growth. Adult earthworm of Eudrilus euginae worked with the tea dust powder and produced casts gave the macronutrients and was utilized in seeds germination.

Keywords

Cow pea seeds Eudrilus euginae Tea dust powder

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