• P-ISSN 2277 - 5366 E-ISSN 2277 - 5374

Indian Journal of Education and Information Management

Article

Indian Journal of Education and Information Management

Year: 2017, Volume: 6, Issue: 3, Pages: 1-6

Original Article

Determination of OC, N, P, K level with effect endosulfan in vermicompost

Received Date:03 March 2017, Accepted Date:03 March 2017, Published Date:03 March 2017

Abstract

Objective/Backgrounds: The analysis of selected macronutrients such as NPK and OC content in the natural compost (WU) and vermicompost (WW) produced from sublethal concentrations of endosulfan mixed cow dung by the action of Indian earthworm Lampitomauritii (Kinberg). Methods/Statistical analysis: Biomass, OC, N, P and N level was observed in endosulfan mixed vermicompost and natural compost at the end of 90th day. Findings: The biomass of L. mauritii, OC, N, P and K was decreased in endosulfan treated experiments than control. Application/Improvements: To reduce the application of pesticides in the agricultural field due to affecting the non target farmer’s friend organism like earthworms.
Keywords: Earthworm, Lampitomauritii, Pesticide, Endosulfan, Growth, Nutrients.

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