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Science of Biological Decomposition: Vol. 1 - The Effective Composting Methods

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Catalogue Number:  SLP026
Producer:  San Luis Video Publishing
Subject:  Tech/Voc
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2004
Running Time:  25


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Start on the microscopic level to see the wide array of micro and macro-organisms which break down organic matter. See how to create compost and explore its water and nutrient holding capacity. Learn the basics of aerobic hot composting & how to create a good C:C (brown:green) ratio when layering. Also, see how to implement proper watering rates and how to use a thermometer to determine the pile's mesophyllic/thermophilic cycle. This shows when to turn the pile or windrow. Other methods shown include sheet, pit and worm composting. This program is very popular for teaching what compost is and how it can be effectively produced. 33 minutes.


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