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Amidst our wide range of plants and manures we are also engaged in raising the hermaphroditic Eisenia Fetida. This worm species is widely used in production of vermi-compost which is an excellent organic manure. Our worms are raised in the most suitable environment which ensures that these give the best quality compost to be used in agriculture. This species of worms help in developing the quality of damaged soil. Instrumental in improving the drainage in heavy soils, the Eisenia Fetida have extremely high nutritional value for the soils.
Provides excellent water retention properties to soil
Improve drainage in heavy soils
Give organic manure
High nutritional value for soil
SPECIES AVAILABLE : EISENIA FETIDA AND EUDRILUS EUGENIE
Vermiculture is the practice of composting utilizing various species of earthworms, to create a heterogeneous mixture of decomposing agricultural waste vegetable, or food waste (excluding meat, dairy, fats, or oils). Vermicompost, also known as, worm castings, worm humus or worm manure, is the end-product of the, breakdown of organic matter by species of earthworm. This type of composting is, sometimes suggested as a feasible indoor home composting method.
Vermicomposting has gained popularity in both these industrial and domestic, settings because, as compared to conventional composting, it provides a way to, compost organic materials more quickly (as defined by a higher rate of carbon-tonitrogen, ratio increase) and to attain products that have lower salinity levels that, are therefore more beneficial to plant mediums.
The earthworm species (or composting worms) most often used are Eisenia, fetida or Eudrilus eugeniae could be used. These two Species are recommended by, most vermiculture experts, as they have some of the best appetites and breed, very quickly.
- Scientific name: Eisenia fetida
- Rank: Species
- Higher classification: Eisenia