I= USE OF RECYCLED ORGANIC WASTE FOR SUSTAINABLE MAIZE (ZEA MAYS L.) PRODUCTION
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Title of Thesis
USE OF RECYCLED ORGANIC WASTE FOR SUSTAINABLE MAIZE (ZEA MAYS L.) PRODUCTION

Author(s)
Rizwan Ahmad
Institute/University/Department Details
University of Agricultural, Faisalabad
Session
2006
Subject
Soil Science
Number of Pages
154
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
organic waste, maize, zea mays l, recycling, composting process, organic fertilizer, bio-fertilizer

Abstract

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1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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3 2 Review Of Literature 6
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  2.1 Composting Process/ Recycling Of The Organic Wastes 6
  2.2 Factors Affecting Composting Process 7
  2.3 Compost Application And Implications 11
4 3 Materials And Methods 42
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  3.1 Composting Of Organic Wastes 42
  3.2 Physico-Chemical Characteristics Of Raw And Composted Organic Waste 46
  3.3 Pot And Field Experiments On Maize 52
  3.4 Soil Analyses 58
5 4 Results 61
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  4.1 Carbon: Nutrient Ratio Of Raw And Composted Organic Wastes 62
  4.2 Effect Of Compost On Soil Health 64
  4.3 Effect Of Raw (Un-Composted) And Composted Organic Waste Material On Growth And Yield Of Maize 71
  4.4 Effect Of Different Rates Of N-Enriched Compost On Maize 64
  4.5 Effect Of Biologically Active Substances-Enriched On Maize 84
  4.6 Effect Of Organic Fertilizer (N And /Or L- Trp -Enriched Compost) On Maize 88
  4.7 Effect Of Bio-Fertilizer On Growth And Yield Of Maize 95
6 5 Discussion 104
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  5.1 Composted Organic Waste And Its Effects On Soil Conditioning 104
  5.2 Effect Of Value-Added Added And Composted Organic Waste Products (Organic-/Bio-Fertilizer) On Growth And Yield Of Maize 108
7 6 Summary 115
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8 7 Conclusions And Future Strategies 120
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9 8 Literature Cited 121
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