Many farmers face a problem with a decreasing fertility of their soils. Preparation and use of compost can be a solution to that problem. In this Agrodok the important aspects of compost making in the tropics and subtropics are explained. It describes the composting process and gives different practical suggestions to construct a compost heap. Composting specific materials and its applications are represented. And it also pays attention to produce liquid as well as fermented manure and plant teas. Furthermore, the clear list of advantages and disadvantages will help to decide whether or not to start producing your own compost. This Agrodok is a very practical guideline for anybody with an interest in composting.
Sample PDF: Compost
No. of pages: 65