Leaf Composting

  • Peter F. Strom
  • Melvin S. Finstein

Keywords

Fermentation Dust Sludge Steam Biodegradation 

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© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter F. Strom
    • 1
  • Melvin S. Finstein
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Environmental Sciences, ENRSB, Cook College and the New JerseRutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA
  2. 2.Department of Environmental Sciences, ENRSB, Cook College and the New JerseRutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA

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