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dc.contributor.authorHepperly, Paulen
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-19T19:32:09Zen
dc.date.available2016-04-19T19:32:09Zen
dc.date.issued2005en
dc.identifier3002en
dc.identifier.citationThe New Farm, 11 August 2005en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/67721en
dc.descriptionMetadata only recorden
dc.description.abstractFollowing the author's trip to Ghana, he outlined twelve reasons that farmers should consider using compost for fertilizing their crops. These reasons include cost effectiveness, nutrient density and completeness, increased productivity of clay soil and tilth, decrease of weeds, pests and diseases, increased biological activity, increased storability and taste of corn seed, and positive effects on carbon sequestration.en
dc.format.mimetypetext/plainen
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherKutztown, Pa.: The Rodale Instituteen
dc.relation.urihttp://www.newfarm.org/columns/research_paul/2005/aug05/12_reasons.shtmlen
dc.rightsIn Copyrighten
dc.rights.urihttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/en
dc.subjectCarbon sequestrationen
dc.subjectSoil nutrientsen
dc.subjectSoil qualityen
dc.subjectSoilen
dc.subjectSoil organic matteren
dc.subjectFertilizationen
dc.subjectGhanaen
dc.subjectCompostingen
dc.subjectField Scaleen
dc.titleTwelve reasons to make and use composten
dc.typeAbstracten
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2008 The Rodale Instituteen
dc.contributor.departmentSustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (SANREM) Knowledgebaseen
dc.description.notesSysCoor-1 (Field)en
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