Science and Engineering of Composting: Design, Environmental, Microbiological and Utilization Aspects
Harry A. J. Hoitink, Harold M. Keener
Ohio State University, 1993 - Compost - 728 pages
Part I: Composting process: microbiology, engineering, systems and infrastructure; Part II: odor prevention and control: prevention and treatment; Part III: Pathogen destruction: worker and neighborhood impacts; Part IV: Biodegradation of organic pollutants during composting: pesticides, macromolecules and safety assessment; Part V: Heavy metals in composts: general considerations; Part VI: Compost maturity and stability; Part VII: Beneficial effects induced by composts; Part VIII: Economic considerations.
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