Preparation and characterization of compost form sago waste

Nawwar Muntaj, Mohamed Asif. (2016) Preparation and characterization of compost form sago waste. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A lot of sago is disposed off along the processing of sago palm. Unfortunately, the current process employed to dispose off sago waste is inefficient and often failed to remove the abundance of sago waste. Composting is proposed as an effective method for a variety of processing organic byproducts for application as soil conditioners and amendments. It is to improve the soil fertility to produce a good quality plants and improve its stability and maturity. The preparation of compost was done by a mixture of sago waste, chicken manure and woodchips in a ratio 1: I : 1. After 2 months of composting, the color was dark brown, earthy smell with a constant temperature of 29°C. Compost indicates it contain sufficient moisture content and total organic matter which available for microbial growth. Total N:P:K present in compost with a ratio 0.96:0.39:0.68 results that soil contain a good nutrient content which are not toxicity towards plant yet they can grow well in a sufficient amOlmt of nutrient to water spinach and green mustard.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2016.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sago waste, sago palm, chicken manure, composting, woodchips, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2018 08:36
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2021 08:36
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/20900

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