Compost Science


The latest research, findings and scientific data on compost process control and end product quality
Compost Science  The latest research, findings and scientific data on compost process control and end product quality 

Municipal Solid Waste Compost Benefits on Short Rotation Woody Crops

Compost Science & Utilization, (2012), Vol. 20, No. 2, 67-72

D.L. Rockwood1, B. Becker(1) and M.P. Ozores-Hampton*(2)

1. University of Florida, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Gainesville, Florida

2. University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, Immokalee, Florida
*E-mail contact: ozores@ufl.edu

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Assessment of Process Limiting Factors During the Biofiltration of Odorous VOCs in a Full-Scale Composting Plant

Compost Science & Utilization, (2012), Vol. 20, No. 2, 73-78

Francesc X. Prenafeta-Boldú *, (1), Omar Ortega (1), Marc Arimany (2) and Francesc Canalias(2)

1. GIRO - IRTA, Torre Marimon, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

2. Consorci del Medi Ambient i Salut Pública (SIGMA), Catalonia, Spain
*Email contact: francesc.prenafeta@irta.cat

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Compost Treatments Interact with Other Factors To Affect Red Radish Production

Compost Science & Utilization, (2012), Vol. 20, No. 2, 79-86

Brian A. Kahn(1)*, Mark E. Payton(2) and Donald A. Graetz(3)

1. Prof., Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

2. Prof., Department of Statistics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

3. Prof. Emeritus, Soil and Water Science Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
*E-mail contact: brian.kahn@okstate.edu

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Evaluation Of Composted Insect Rearing Waste As A Potting Substrate For Radish, Squash And Green Bean

Compost Science & Utilization, (2012), Vol. 20, No. 2, 87-91

Stewart Reed(1)*, Nancy D. Epsky(1), Robert R. Heath(1) and Ricardo Joseph(2)

1. USDA/ARS Subtropical Horticulture Research Station, Miami, Florida
2. State University of New York - Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, New York
*E-mail contact: sreed@saa.ars.usda.gov

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Comparison of Six Spent Mushroom Composts As Growing Media for Transplant Production of Lettuce

Compost Science & Utilization, (2012), Vol. 20, No. 2, 92-96

Y. Kwack(1), J.H. Song(1), Y. Shinohara(2), T. Maruo(2) and C. Chun(1),(3)*

1. Department of Horticultural Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
2. Faculty of Horticulture, Chiba University, Matsudo, Chiba, Japan
3. Research Institute for Agriculture and Life Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
*E-mail contact: changhoo@snu.ac.kr

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Compost Tea Effects on Production and Extraction of Nitrogen in Ryegrass Cultivated on Soil Amended With Commercial Compost

Compost Science & Utilization, (2012), Vol. 20, No. 2, 97-104

J. Hirzel*(1), F. Cerda(2), P. Millas(1) and A. France(1)

1. Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Centro de Investigación Quilamapu, Chillán, Chile
2. Universidad del Bío-Bío, Chillán, Chile
*E-mail contact: jhirzel@inia.cl

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Evolution of Available Heavy Metals in Soils Amended with Sewage Sludge Cocompost

Compost Science & Utilization, (2012), Vol. 20, No. 2, 105-119

G. Delgado(1), V. Aranda(2)*, A.L. Pérez-Lomas(1), J.M. Martín-García(1), J. Calero(2) and R. Delgado(1)

1. Departamento de Edafología y Química Agrícola, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Granada, Spain
2. Departamento de Geología, Facultad de Ciencias Experimentales, Universidad de Jaén, Spain
*E-mail contact: varanda@ujaen.es

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Physicochemical and Microbial Characteristics of Locally Processed Green Waste Composts

Compost Science & Utilization, (2012), Vol. 20, No. 2, 120-127

S.A.F. El-Nagerabi*(1), A.E. Elshafie(2) and H.S. AlRawahi(2)

1. Department of Biological Sciences and Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences, Nizwa University, Nizwa, Sultanate of Oman
2. Department of Biology, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman
*E-mail contact: nagerabi@unizwa.edu.om or nagerabi@hotmail.com

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Current Research

Compost Science & Utilization, (2012), Vol. 20, No. 2, p. 66

Evaluation of compost leachate for growing nursery trees on a waste-rehabilitated field site

Investigators: Marek K. Jarecki and Paul R. Voroney, School of Environmental Sciences, Ontario Agriculture College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada; Calvin Chong (deceased), Retired Professor of the Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, Canada

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Perspective: Jerome Goldstein, EcoPioneer, 1931-2012

Compost Science & Utilization, (2012), Vol. 20, No. 2, p. 65
Nora Goldstein

Jerome (Jerry) Goldstein, Publisher Emeritus of Compost Science & Utilization (CSU), and Editor and Publisher Emeritus of BioCycle, died May 17, 2012. He is being celebrated as an ecopioneer, who used the

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