Agricultural Sciences


Compost Booster for Cold Region


Agricultural Sciences, Engineering Sciences

Focus Area:

Organic Compost Booster

Social Benefits:

The salient features of the product are: Ready to use formulation , Contains cold tolerant hydrolytic bacteria , Supplemented with biofertilizer , Bacteria encapsulated with effective carrier material , Enhanced nitrogen fixing, phosphate solubilisation and potash mobilization properties , Reduced foul odour during composting process Suitable for organic cultivation

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Himachal Pradesh

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Demonstration

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Brief Description

Description :

With increasing focus on organic farming in states adjoining the Himalayan range, the market potential for compost booster targeting the cold region is expected to be huge. In this context, CSIR-IHBT has developed a compost booster that can be applied to range of waste substrates such as kitchen waste, human/animal waste and agro residues.

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