Vedic Books - Purveyors of fine Indological Books! MY ACCOUNT  MY CART  CHECKOUTVedic Books Sale 2011
LiveZilla Live Help
VEDIC BOOKS » ENVIRONMENT » Earthworm: Vermi Culture and Vermi Composting MY ACCOUNT  |  MY CART  |  CHECKOUT
BOOK SEARCH
BROWSE
BROWSE
AGNIHOTRA
ARTS
ASTROLOGY
AYURVEDA
BIOGRAPHY
BUDDHISM
CHILDRENS BOOKS
COMMUNITIES
COOKING
DIARIES
DIVINATION
EDUCATION
ENVIRONMENT
  ANIMALS
  PLANTS
FRANCAIS
GENERAL
GIFT VOUCHERS
HEALING
HINDI BOOKS
HISTORY
INSPIRATION
JYOTISH
LANGUAGES
MASTERS
MEDITATION
MUSIC
ORGANIC FARMING
PHILOSOPHY
PSYCHOLOGY
RELIGIONS
SANSKRIT
SPIRITUAL TEXTS
SPIRITUALITY
TANTRA
TIBETAN BUDDHISM
TRAVEL
VASTU
VEDANTA
VEDIC MATHEMATICS
VEGETARIANISM
WOMEN
YOGA
LATEST RELEASES
LATEST RELEASES  more
A Manual Ethics
A Manual Ethics
$8.49
$6.37
Affiliate Program
Affiliates

Join Now
Affiliate Log In
Affiliate Information
LATEST NEWS
Buddha Jayanti 2011
VEDIC SCIENCE
ON FLOWERS
YOGANANDA BIRTHDAY
ETERNAL WISDOM
DAILY WISDOM

Avoid yoghurt, cheese or other heavy foods after sunset as they are best taken in the daytime for optimal digestion.

More wisdom...

QUICK INFO
About Us
Shipping Info
Behind the Scenes
Vedic Books FAQ
Privacy Notice
Terms & Conditions
Contact Us
WE ACCEPT

Earthworm: Vermi Culture and Vermi Composting

by R.K. Bhatnagar and R.K. Palta

Average Customer Rating ( Read Reviews | Write a Review )
$4.99 $3.74

This book is no more in print and the publisher has indicated that it will not be reprinting. You can browse similar titles or contact us for a personalised recommendation.


General awareness, appreciations and perceptions of life of earthworms and how we can utilize to our economic interests in multiple ways, are lacking. We all have heard various scientific terms widely used now, viz., biotechnology and sustainability of soil, productivity, environmental sustainability, problems of organic waste disposal causing pollution etc. Hardly, a few even amongst educated masses know that perhaps amongst first creature to be utilized in bio-technology and use of bio-diversity for all above stated aspects, is the earthworm.

Reasons of lack of awareness and appreciations in general public are, as well perhaps in others, is in totality for want of a basic literature an Vermi-culture and Vermi-composting.

Endeavour, therefore has been to cover all relevant aspects in simple style but to deal all scientific aspects, including aspects variously connected to the subject, ranging from introduction on earthworms to commercial utilization of the technology in recycling of decomposable organic wastes.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Origin and Evolution
  • Distribution
  • Food and Feeding Habits
  • General Body Structure
    1. External Characters
    2. Digestive System
    3. Body Cavity or Coelom
    4. Body Wall
    5. Locomotion
    6. Respiration
    7. Excretion
    8. Circulatory System
    9. Nervous System
    10. Reproductive System
    11. Reproduction and Cocoon Formation
  • Role of Earthworms
    1. In Sustainable Agriculture
    2. Organic Farming
    3. Earthworm Activities
    4. Soil Fertility and Texture
    5. Soil Aeration
    6. Water Impercolation
    7. Decomposition and Moisture
  • Organicwastes
    1. Municipal Wastes
    2. Animal Dung
    3. Agricultural Wastes
  • Vermitehnology
    1. Definition
    2. History
    3. In Other Countries
    4. In India
  • Advantages of Vermiculture
    1. Production of Cheap Animal Protein
    2. Vermi-Cast
    3. Soil and Vermi-Cast
    4. Earthworm Inoculation in Soil
    5. Decomposition of Bio-Degradable Wastes and Vermi composting
    6. Vermi culture in Pollution Abatement
    7. Miscellaneous Usages of Vermi culture
  • Harmful or Negative Roles of Earthworms
    1. Negative Roles
    2. Control of Earthworms in Problematic Situation
  • Vermiculture
    1. General and Planning
    2. Selection of Suitable Species
    3. Basic Characteristics of Suitable Species
    4. Description of Suitable Species
    5. Maintenance of Base Culture
  • Vermicomposting
    1. General
    2. Advantages of Vermi composting
    3. Vermi composting Materials
    4. Preliminary Treatment of Composting Material
    5. Small Scale or Indoor Vermicomposting
    6. Large Scale or Outdoor Vermi composting
    7. Types of Vermi composting
    8. Requirements for Vermi composting
    9. Feed for Earthworms
    10. Vermi composting Schemes
    11. Maintenance of Vermi composting Beds
    12. Vermi composting Efficiency
    13. Collection of Vermi compost
    14. Transportation of Live Worms
    15. Marketing Outlets
  • Application of Vermi Compost
    1. Flower or Garden Pots
    2. In Horticulture
    3. In Agriculture
    4. Conclusion
  • Explainatory Notes to Some Used Technical Terms
    1. Flow sheet of Earthworm Activities
    2. Flow sheet for Vermitechnology
    3. Plates and Figures
    4. Schemes for Vermic composting.

About the Author:

Dr. R.K. Bhatnagar, is presently serving as Principal Scientist, Entomology Division, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. He is currently involved in researches for development of Vermicultural Technology in simpler adaptable forms.

Dr. Bhatnagar has 37 years of research experience in country's two premier Institutions-Zoological Survey of India (1959-1971) and Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 1971-presently continuing. He has number of research publications to his credit ranging from Vertebrate Ecology, Applied Ornithology-Agriculture and Aviation Safety Hazards, Wildlife and Vermiculture. He is a I.A.R.I. Faculty Member and has been on panels of several professional bodies in the country.

R.K. Palta, is presently serving as Technical Officer, Entomology Division, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. He has been associated with Dr. Bhatnagar since beginning of his research career and has published numerous articles with Dr. Bhatnagar.





Detailed Product Info:

Title: Earthworm: Vermi Culture and Vermi Composting
Author(s): R.K. Bhatnagar, R.K. Palta
ISBN: 817096993X
Language: English
Help us to improve our product listings by updating product information.

Customer Reviews of
by R.K. Bhatnagar and R.K. Palta

Review by ronalit c. malintad: Friday 24 September, 2010
good, afordable by the farmers, easy to make,natural fertilizer,unexpensive

Vedic Books Sales Rank:

Today: 0
Yesterday: 0
Vedic Books Product Explorer

Explore more books in Vedic Books > ENVIRONMENT
Vedic Books > ORGANIC FARMING
What Do Customers Ultimately Buy After Viewing This Item?

Earthworm: Vermi Culture and Vermi Composting 42% buy the item featured on this page:
Earthworm: Vermi Culture and Vermi Composting
$4.99 $3.74
User's Manual Series on Sustainable Agriculture Soil and Water Conservation 1 16% buy
User's Manual Series on Sustainable Agriculture Soil and Water Conservation 1
$4.95 $3.71
Organic Farming wrt Cosmic Energy 16% buy
Organic Farming wrt Cosmic Energy
$20.49 $15.37
Vrikshayurveda: The Science of Plant Life 13% buy
Vrikshayurveda: The Science of Plant Life
$22.49 $16.87
Plenty for All 13% buy
Plenty for All
$25.49 $19.12
Write Review Reviews This title is being reprinted at the moment.
It is available on backorder only.

Customers who bought this product also purchased...
The Principles of Spiritual Farming - Volume II
The Principles of Spiritual Farming - Volume II
Alternatives To Pesticides In Tropical Countries
Alternatives To Pesticides In Tropical Countries
Zero Budget Natural Farming - Five Layer Palekar's Model (Part II)
Zero Budget Natural Farming - Five Layer Palekar's Model (Part II)
Agnihotra: The Vedic Solution for Present-Day Problems
Agnihotra: The Vedic Solution for Present-Day Problems
Child Development
Child Development
The Science of Agnihotra
The Science of Agnihotra
SHOPPING CART  more
0 items
LOG IN
E-Mail Address:
Password:
Secure Log In
New User
Forgot Password?
TELL A FRIEND
 
Tell someone you know about this book.
RECENTLY VIEWED
Earthworm: Vermi Culture and Vermi Composting
The Human Cycle - The Ideal of Human Unity - War and Self-Determination
Vedic Mathematics for Schools Vol I, II and III (3 Volumes) with CD's
Culture of Peace
Aurotherapy
The Charm of Kashmir
Indra: Lord of Divine Mind
Kenopanishad
Nadi Pariksa In Indo-Tibetan Medicine: The Ancient Science of Pulse Examination
A Textbook of Ayurveda
BOOK REVIEWS  more
Write ReviewWrite a review for this book!
ARTICLES

New Articles (0)
All Articles (326)
Aromatherapy (16)
Ayurveda (51)
Diet (22)
Green Building (3)
Green Gardening (9)
Jyotish (10)
Natural Energy (5)
Recycling (2)
Sacred Sites (6)
Saints of India (1)
Spiritual Insight (54)
Sustainability (7)
Vaastu (2)
Vedic Agnihotra (10)
Vedic Culture (22)
Vedic Jyotish (23)
Vedic Maths (6)
Vedic Teachings (27)
Vedic Vaastu (4)
Vegetarianism (12)
Water (5)
World Religions (15)
Yoga (13)
TESTIMONIALS

I really like your website, its very friendly and you have lots of books options. I am sure I will be buying more books in the coming months. Everything went just perfect, thanks again :)...
Read more...

Barbara


Subscribe to the Vedic Books Newsletter
Newsletter Sign-Up *Email: *Enter the code shown:
Join our Vedic Books family by subscribing to our newsletter and keeping up with divine wisdom from India.

Earn 5% commission simply by linking to Vedic Books !
Learn More about the Vedic Books Affiliates Program



Follow us on Twitter | Browse the Aisles | Search for a Book | Bestsellers | Specials | Latest Releases | Book of the Moment

Contact Us | Help | My Shopping Cart | My Account | Mailing List | Affiliate Program | Tell-a-Friend | Redeem Voucher | Sitemap | Products RSS Feed

Our International Sites: USA | United Kingdom | South Africa

Our Partner Stores: Madanapalas | Agnihotra Direct | Ayurveda Direct | Panchakarma

Copyright İ 2003-2014, Vedic Books | Terms and Conditions

VEDIC BOOKS SUPPORTS:



Jaya Radharani 0.348s