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October 2010

International Journal of Physical Sciences
Potential of vermicompost produced from plant waste on the growth and nutrient status in vegetable production

Vermicompost contains plant nutrients including N, P, K, Ca, Mg, S, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu and B, the uptake of which has a positive effect on plant nutrition, photosynthesis, the chlorophyll content of the leaves and improves the nutrient content of the different plant components (roots, shoots and the fruits). The high percentage of humic acids in vermicompost contributes to plant health, as it promotes the synthesis of...

Author(s): J. Theunissen, P. A. Ndakidemi and C. P. Laubscher

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