The Use of Composts and Compost Extracts in Plant Disease Control

Audrey Litterick*, Martin Wood

*Corresponding author for this work

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14 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDisease Control in Crops
Subtitle of host publicationBiological and Environmentally-Friendly Approaches
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Pages93-121
Number of pages29
ISBN (Electronic)9781444312157
ISBN (Print)9781405169479
DOIs
Publication statusPrint publication - 19 May 2009

Keywords

  • Compost extract - watery fermented compost extract/steepages
  • Compost tea - filtered product of compost fermented in water
  • Composting - decomposition of biodegradable materials under managable conditions
  • Composting - reducing amount of biodegradable waste, sent to landfill
  • Injecting air through distribution channels as a hollow propeller shaft
  • Organic amendments resulting in microflora and soil fauna
  • Production of composts and compost extracts/teas
  • Recirculating water through vortex nozzle held above tank
  • Use of composts and compost extracts in plant disease control

Cite this

Litterick, A., & Wood, M. (2009). The Use of Composts and Compost Extracts in Plant Disease Control. In Disease Control in Crops: Biological and Environmentally-Friendly Approaches (pp. 93-121). Wiley Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444312157.ch5