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Compost quality test (Best4Soil Factsheet)

{Tool} Compost quality test (Best4Soil Factsheet). Creator(s): Michel, Vincent and Fuchs, Jacques. Issuing Organisation(s): Best4Soil, Agroscope, FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture. Best4Soil Factsheet. (2020)

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Document available online at: https://www.best4soil.eu/factsheets/8


Summary

Depending on the preliminary feedstock, composting
process and the maturity / stability of a compost,
its characteristics and therefore quality can vary greatly. Quality parameters relevant for compost are provided.
In the corresponding Best4Soil video on compost quality, a series of simple chemical and biological tests to measure this quality are presented.
The information is relevant for all farmers and gardeners using compost in their fields.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Quality tests, parameters and interpretations: learn it here!
What problem does the tool address?:Compost is a natural product, and therefore the final
composition and characteristics of each compost is different.
What solution does the tool offer?:For the correct and optimal application of a compost, it is therefore most important to determine the quality of the compost before its application.
Country:Switzerland
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Keywords:composts, soil quality, soil pH, soil analysis, soil amendments
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
composts
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1795
English
soil quality
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_a9645d28
English
soil pH
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_34901
English
soil analysis
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7198
English
soil amendments
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7159
Subjects: Soil > Soil quality
Crop husbandry > Composting and manuring
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > BEST4Soil
Switzerland > Agroscope
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Soil > Soil quality
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:817696
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/43069, https://www.best4soil.eu/, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/posts/406535941259046, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1476238734316253192
Project ID:ofk
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:43069
Deposited On:22 Dec 2021 15:09
Last Modified:16 Feb 2022 12:31
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Status:Published

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