Tag: "compost" at biology news
Why are coyotes getting more aggressive?
... other vulnerable animals. # Keep trash secure and compost
bins covered. # Monitor bird feeders to ensure that they are not attracting other wildlife. # Keep dog and cat food bowls inside. # Since coyotes like to hide in areas near food, keep bushes thinned and close off crawl spaces to prevent coyotes from ...
Researchers find ways to turn manure into power
...commercial feedlots." Large bulk samples from the compost
pile that came from the paved pens will be tested further in a small-scale combustion testing project in College Station. These test results will focus on using pulverized manure samples as reburn fuel in a secondary combustion chamber to lower the ...
Breaking the mold: Research teams sequence three fungus genomes
From garden compost
to forest greenery, the mold Aspergillus fumigatu...s an unusual range of temperatures. At home in the compost
heap, A. fumigatus tolerates temperatures up to 70 degrees Celsius. The fungus becomes a human pat...
Recycled paper and compost could both be key tools to control plant disease
...ent of around 20% of the volume of soil or peat by compost
gave major disease control benefits. Professor R...fit. Early results from trials with conifers using compost
made from paper waste shows that it is providing much the same disease suppressing effect as green ...
Soils offer new hope as carbon sink
...id. "Labile carbon like crop residue, mulch and compost
is likely to last two or three years, while stable...e application of agrichar may be the equivalent of compost
applications of the same weight every year for decades. "For the environment, it means soil carbo...