Springer

3 Books found

Books

  • Microbiology of Composting

    Microbiology of Composting

    Composting is increasingly used as a recycling technology for organic wastes. Knowledge on the composition and activities of compost microbial communities has so far been based on traditional methods. New molecular and physiological tools now offer new insights into the "black box" of decaying material. An unforeseen diversity of microorganisms are involved in composting, opening up an enormous potential for future process and product ...

  • Soil Engineering

    Soil Engineering

    The agricultural world has changed significantly during the last years. The excessive use of heavy machinery, waste disposal, the use of agrochemicals and new soil cultivation means led to severe problems, which agricultural engineers have to cope with in order to prevent soil from permanent irreversible damage.This Soil Biology volume will update readers on several cutting-edge aspects of sustainable soil engineering including topics such as: s

  • Science of Composting

    Science of Composting

    Quality of compost. Use of compost. Starting materials. Composting process. Composting design. Bioremediation. Legislation, marketing and economy. Composting as an integrated system of waste management. State of the art of composting. Composting in developing countries.