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International Journal of Global Environmental Issues

2010 Vol. 10 No. 3/4

Special Issue on Vermicuture Technology for Environmental Management and Resource Development

Guest Editors: Dr. Rajiv K. Sinha, Dr. Sunil Herat, Dr. Sunita Agarwal and Professor Yung-Tse Hung


PagesTitle and authors
214-224Use of earthworms (Eisenia fetida) and vermicompost in the processing and safe management of hazardous solid and liquid wastes with high metal contents
Lue Meru Marco Parra, Cristina Vazquez, Luisa M. Macchi H, Cynthia Urdaneta, Jorge Amaya, Jesus Arroyo Cortez, Saida Matute

225-238Coupling vermiremediation with phytoremediation technology to enhance the efficiency of reclamation of polluted marine sediments
Veronica Bianchi, Brunello Ceccanti, Grazia Masciandaro, Serena Doni, Cristina Macci, Renato Iannelli

239-254Use of vermiculture technology for waste management and environmental remediation in Argentina
Silvana Irene Torri, Maria Mabel Puelles

255-264Improved performance of red worms (Eisenia andrei) in compost of cattle manure rinsed with water
Jacqueline A. Hernandez, Veronica Polo, Luis E. Marmol, Juan M. Barcenas, Silvana Pietrosemoli, Jhorjanis Ramírez, Shoirtet Flores

265-292Earthworms – the environmental engineers: review of vermiculture technologies for environmental management and resource development
Rajiv K. Sinha, Sunil Herat, Dalsukh Valani, Krunal Chauhan

293-309Potential of Eisenia fetida for vermicomposting of garden trimmings spiked with cow dung
V.K. Garg, Renuka Gupta

310-326Vermicomposting influences phosphorus microbiology leading to phosphorus enrichment in end product
N. Saha, Pranab Chattrejee, A. Sharma, G. Metiya, M. Halder, D. Mukherjee

327-338Management of organic wastes by earthworms: dual benefit for environment and society
Periasamy Alagesan, Balakrishnan Vasuki

339-353Dynamics of nutrients and microflora during vermicomposting of mango leaf litter (Mangifera indica) using Perionyx ceylanensis
Mani Prakash, Natchimuthu Karmegam

354-365Earthworms helping economy, improving ecology and protecting health
Kangmin Li, Peizhen Li, Hongtao Li

366-377Vermiculture for sustainable horticulture agronomic impact studies of earthworms, cow dung compost and vermicompost vis-a-vis chemical fertilisers on growth and yield of lady's finger (Abelmoschus esculentus)
Sunita Agarwal, Rajiv K. Sinha, Jaya Sharma

378-383Vermicompost production and its use for crop production in the Philippines
Rafael D. Guerrero III

384-397Vermicomposting of flyash: a potential hazardous waste converted into nutritive compost by earthworm (Eudrilus eugeniae)
S. Dharani, G. Manimegala, G. Gunasekaran, S. Ananthakrishnaswamy, S. Sarojini

398-399FORUM: Similarity between the processes of sediment transport and human life cycle
Chin Y. Kuo

400-401FORUM: Balancing basics and applications in teaching environmental and water resources engineering
Chin Y. Kuo

402-403FORUM: Waste management is a people game
Manfred Fehr