Mallepally, Hyderabad, Telangana
GST No. 36BAAPA4174N1ZP
Approx. Rs 9,000 / TonGet Latest Price
Vermicast (also called??worm castings, worm humus, worm manure, or worm faeces) is the end-product of the breakdown of??organic matter??by earthworms.??These castings have been shown to contain reduced levels of contaminants and a higher saturation of nutrients than the organic materials before vermicomposting.Vermicompost contains water-soluble nutrients and is an excellent, nutrient-rich??organic fertilizer??and soil conditioner.??It is used in farming and small scale sustainable, organic farming.Vermicomposting can also be applied for??treatment of sewage. A variation of the process is??vermifiltration??(or vermidigestion) which is used to remove organic matter, pathogens and??oxygen demand??from??wastewater??or directly from??blackwater??of flush toilets.
Vermicompost can be mixed directly into the soil, or mixed with water to make a liquid fertilizer known as worm tea.
The dark brown waste liquid, or leachate, that drains into the bottom of some vermicomposting systems is not to be confused with worm tea. It is an uncomposted byproduct from when water-rich foods break down and may contain pathogens and toxins. It is best discarded or applied back to the bin when added moisture is needed for further processing.
The pH, nutrient, and microbial content of these fertilizers varies upon the inputs fed to worms. Pulverized limestone, or calcium carbonate can be added to the system to raise the pH.
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