Organic Gardener's Composting

Organic Gardener's Composting

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by Steve Solomon
     
 

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"[...]exchange capacity. More about that later.
Most important, humus is the last stage in the decomposition of organic matter. Once organic matter has become humus it resists further decomposition. Humus rots slowly. When humus does get broken down by soil microbes it stops being organic matter and changes back to simple inorganic substances. This ultimate

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"[...]exchange capacity. More about that later.
Most important, humus is the last stage in the decomposition of organic matter. Once organic matter has become humus it resists further decomposition. Humus rots slowly. When humus does get broken down by soil microbes it stops being organic matter and changes back to simple inorganic substances. This ultimate destruction of organic matter is often called nitrification because one of the main substances released is nitrate-that vital fertilizer that makes plants grow green and fast.
Probably without realizing it, many non-gardeners have already scuffed up that thin layer of nearly pure humus forming naturally on the [...]".

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ISBN-13:
9781490570211
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
06/29/2013
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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