Prospects of Organic Waste Management and the Significance of Earthworms

  • Katheem Kiyasudeen S
  • Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim
  • Shlrene Quaik
  • Sultan Ahmed Ismail

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Katheem Kiyasudeen S, Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim, Shlrene Quaik, Sultan Ahmed Ismail
    Pages 1-21
  3. Katheem Kiyasudeen S, Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim, Shlrene Quaik, Sultan Ahmed Ismail
    Pages 23-44
  4. Katheem Kiyasudeen S, Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim, Shlrene Quaik, Sultan Ahmed Ismail
    Pages 45-68
  5. Katheem Kiyasudeen S, Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim, Shlrene Quaik, Sultan Ahmed Ismail
    Pages 69-103
  6. Katheem Kiyasudeen S, Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim, Shlrene Quaik, Sultan Ahmed Ismail
    Pages 105-122
  7. Katheem Kiyasudeen S, Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim, Shlrene Quaik, Sultan Ahmed Ismail
    Pages 123-145
  8. Katheem Kiyasudeen S, Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim, Shlrene Quaik, Sultan Ahmed Ismail
    Pages 147-165
  9. Katheem Kiyasudeen S, Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim, Shlrene Quaik, Sultan Ahmed Ismail
    Pages 167-199
  10. Katheem Kiyasudeen S, Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim, Shlrene Quaik, Sultan Ahmed Ismail
    Pages 201-230
  11. Katheem Kiyasudeen S, Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim, Shlrene Quaik, Sultan Ahmed Ismail
    Pages 231-243
  12. Katheem Kiyasudeen S, Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim, Shlrene Quaik, Sultan Ahmed Ismail
    Pages 245-252
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 253-259

About this book

Introduction

The main aim of this book is to bridge the gap between aerobic and anaerobic waste treatments by concentrating on studies of earthworms. In particular, vermicomposting is being discussed as well as its properties and applications. Other subjects touch on the treatment of palm oil mill effluents, the various importance of earthworms, its scope and future aspects of earthworm research, and the impact of waste management practices on human health.

Keywords

Organic wastes Earthworms Recycling Composting Vermicomposting

Authors and affiliations

  • Katheem Kiyasudeen S
    • 1
  • Mahamad Hakimi Ibrahim
    • 2
  • Shlrene Quaik
    • 3
  • Sultan Ahmed Ismail
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Industrial TechnologyUniversity Sains Malaysia (USM) School of Industrial TechnologyGelugorMalaysia
  2. 2.School of Industrial TechnologyUniversity Sains Malaysia (USM) School of Industrial TechnologyGelugorMalaysia
  3. 3.School of Industrial TechnologyUniversity Sains Malaysia (USM) School of Industrial TechnologyGelugorMalaysia
  4. 4.Ecoscience Research Foundation (ERF) ChennaiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24708-3
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-24706-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-24708-3
  • About this book
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