Utilization of Composted Organic Wastes in Vegetable Production Systems

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This Bulletin discusses the use of compost in vegetable production systems in Florida, United States. It discusses the surface application of compost as a mulch, soil amendment, and as a method of weed control. N mineralization in compost after application, and the leaching of N from compost, particularly in compost applied to sandy soils, are described.

Authors: 
Peter J. Stoffella
Authors: 
Yuncong Li
Publisher: 
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center
Year: 
1997