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Termidegradation: Solution for Solid Waste Menace

DOI: 10.18805/BKAP360    | Article Id: BKAP360 | Page : 289-292
Citation :- Termidegradation: Solution for Solid Waste Menace.Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2021.(36):289-292
Radhika Sharma, Madhu Sharma madhu.srma@gmail.com
Address : Department of Fisheries, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur-176 062, Himachal Pradesh, India.
Submitted Date : 23-08-2021
Accepted Date : 21-01-2022

Abstract

The management of solid waste is a major problem all over the globe. The techniques available for waste management are not so eco-friendly nor cheap, so, the biological methods seems to be the only way to find the solution for this problem. The termites have potential to digest cellulose due to the presence of diverse microbiota in their gut. Due to their large number and voracious feeding habit they can prove to be one of the best biological agents for management of solid waste.

Keywords

Solid waste management Termites Termigradation Waste

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