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Internet Location:http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/rrr/composting/pubs/disease.pdf
RCRA Online Number:50539
Title:Innovative Uses of Compost: Disease Control for Plants and Animals
Document Date:09/01/1997
Description:Discusses how compost-enriched soil helps suppress diseases and ward off pests. Describes the mechanisms by which compost helps control plant disease and reduce crop losses. Explains how scientists have created "tailored" compost by enriching it with specific disease-fighting microorganisms. Addresses benefits of composting for disposing of poultry mortalities. Includes references and sources for additional information. Document can be ordered as part of the compost kit, 530-E-97-002. To order folder that accompanies the fact sheets, see 530-F-97-047. Document can be ordered as part of the compost kit, 530-E-97-002. To order folder that accompanies the fact sheets, see 530-F-97-047.
Topics:Composting
Policy Directive Number:
EPA Publication Number:530-F-97-044
NTIS Number:NA
GPO Number:
Non-Regulatory Guidance:No

 

 
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