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composting
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The biodecomposition of organic material, such as animal wastes, plant residues or sludges, in the presence of air, by controlled methods including mechanical mixing and aerating.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/22226.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/22226
Used For
co-composting
cocomposting
Broader Term
waste management
Narrower Term
home composting
vermicomposting
windrow composting
Related Term
aerobic digestion
carbon nitrogen ratio
composts
drums (equipment)
Spanish
elaboración de compost
Term Number
22226