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Comparison of Compost Organic Matter prepared by using Different Substrate

Author Affiliations

  • 1University of South Asia, Lahore, Pakistan
  • 2Lahore Compost Pvt. Ltd, Punjab, Pakistan
  • 3University of South Asia, Lahore, Pakistan

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 5, Issue (11), Pages 11-13, November,10 (2016)


The time of composting is depend on the nature of the substrate used for decomposition. The nature of organic waste is an important factor to decide the quality and stability of compost. This study was designed to check the organic matter of compost formed by using different substrate. The windrows were composed of different organic waste and sprayed with commercial BST inoculum to enhance the process. The compost samples were collected after 3 months of composting. It was concluded from this study that the percentage of organic matter was varied and the ideal organic matter content was given by experimental windrows composed of screening matter +Cow Dung +Saw dust +Green Waste and screening matter +Cow Dung +Saw dust +paper. The range of OM was between 25-27%.


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