[Digestion] Digestion Digest, Vol 2, Issue 31

Ivo Oliveira ivomdb at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 15:18:34 PDT 2010


Hello,

I've been reading a couple of documents about vermicompost and digester
effluent aplication to different crops. For exemple: Vegetables (carrot,
spinach, onions etc), Fruits and maize. For instance when applying digester
effluent to vegetables 100 l per hectare (of a total 300 l mixed with water
on a 1:3 ratio) should be added every 10 days. It seems quite small....
However I found in other articles that you can apply raw digester effluent
without dilution but doesn't say the amounts that should be added.

Using Vermicompost the information seems more available but still not sure.
For example I found that you can apply 120 g of vermicompost/ plant (crop)
or 60 g or 10 g to vegetables.....

So... the information available is some what diverse. I wonder if someone
could share his knowledge when using digester effluent or vermicompost as an
organic fertilizer.

Thanks,
Ivo Oliveira


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>  Listers, Hi
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> The Ashden Awards <http://www.ashdenawards.org/int_awards> are looking
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> Biogas projects have done well in past years (see the videos listed
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> If you think you have, or know of, a project that could be classed as an
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> consider applying. The deadline for International Awards is fairly tight
> - 19 October, so you need to download the information
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> and fill them in quickly. As well as projects involving biogas, they are
> also looking for projects on the wider subject of biomass, as well as
> solar, hydro and wind, or any system that provides or encourages the use
> of sustainable energy.
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