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Compost

(Science: botany) a mix of different types of organic matter, all of it decaying, such as fallen leaves, bananna peels and/or manure, a mulch. It is used as a fertiliser or to rejuvenate soil. The word can be a noun or verb.


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Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)

I am in the fungus section of "Teaming with Microbes" and it says that bacteria are "in the minor leagues" of composting. So, I was already going to get some inoculated fungus logs from amazon and analyze them under the microscope and "eventually" start a fungus ...

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by Sophiahotep
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:08 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)
Replies: 2
Views: 3559

Bacterial Taxonomy

... then attempt to identify beneficial bacteria and help it take over the Petri. Then I will cultivate it in a larger area, and use that as a pre-compost pile with some fungi and nematodes.

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by Sophiahotep
Thu Nov 14, 2013 10:12 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterial Taxonomy
Replies: 3
Views: 4313

Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)

... attract other good things. Or if you buy Nematodes it could keep them alive when you have no pests left. In the near future I will be starting a compost container with Earthworms, then I will eventually get rabbits, collect their droppings (mixed with ash and banana peels) and start a fungi, ...

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by Sophiahotep
Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:29 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)
Replies: 2
Views: 3559

My Microscopes Potential in viewing life

... herbs & vegetables using Biological practices. In doing so, I am trying to study the health of my garden soil life and compare to life in my compost piles, soil in my woods, etc. With that said; when I have placed samples on a slide from my compost pile, and even from the soil from under ...

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by Retnug
Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:15 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Microscopes Potential in viewing life
Replies: 2
Views: 2475

Brewer's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)

I am currently doing a project on landfill biocover. I'll be mixing grass compost and brewer's yeast (spent yeast) together and apply them to landfill to see whether they have the ability to oxidize landfill methane into carbon dioxide as methane is 25 times ...

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by crystal2012
Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:42 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brewer's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
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Views: 902
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