2002

Microbiology of Composting

ISBN: 978-3-642-08705-9 (Print) 978-3-662-08724-4 (Online)

Table of contents (51 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII

  2. Microbial Communities

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      Pages 1-1

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      How Resilient Are Microbial Communities to Temperature Changes During Composting?

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      Pages 17-24

      Survey of Fungal Diversity in Mushroom Compost Using Sequences of PCR-Amplified Genes Encoding 18S Ribosomal RNA

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      Pages 25-42

      Bacterial Community Structure During Yard Trimmings Composting

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      Pages 43-51

      Characterisation of Microbial Communities During Composting of Organic Wastes

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      Pages 53-64

      Microbial Succession During Composting of Source-Separated Urban Organic Household Waste Under Different Initial Temperature Conditions

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      Pages 65-82

      Bacterial Diversity in Livestock Manure Composts as Characterized by Terminal Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms (T-RFLP) of PCR-amplified 16s rRNA Gene Sequences

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      Pages 83-98

      Amplified 16S Ribosomal DNA Restriction Analysis of Microbial Community Structure During Rapid Degradation of a Biopolymer, PHA, by Composting

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      Pages 99-108

      Comparative Investigation of Vermicompost Microbial Communities

  3. Processes and Controls

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Pages 111-118

      Heat Production During Thermophilic Decomposition of Municipal Wastes in the Dano-System Composting Plant

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      Pages 119-132

      Composting of Different Horticultural Wastes: Effect of Fungal Inoculation

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      Pages 133-142

      Backyard Composting: General Considerations and a Case Study

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      Pages 143-154

      N-Dynamics During Composting — Overview and Experimental Results

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      Pages 155-164

      Unsuitability of Anaerobic Compost from Solid Substrate Anaerobic Digestion as Soil Amendment

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      Pages 165-175

      Pile Composting of Two-phase Centrifuged Olive Husks: Bioindicators of the Process

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      Pages 177-188

      Organic Acids as a Decisive Limitation to Process Dynamics During Composting of Organic Matter

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      Pages 189-201

      Effects of Interrupted Air Supply on the Composting Process — Composition of Volatile Organic Acids

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      Pages 203-216

      Reduction of Ammonia Emission and Waste Gas Volume by Composting at Low Oxygen Pressure

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      Pages 217-230

      Review of Compost Process-control for Product Function

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      Pages 231-236

      Using Agricultural Wastes for Tricholoma crassum (Berk.) Sacc. Production

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      Pages 237-245

      Microbial Transformation of Nitrogen During Composting

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