Evaluation of Foodwaste-compost Maturity with the Seed Germination Index of Plants

식물의 발아지수를 이용한 음식물 퇴비의 부숙도 평가

  • 윤은주 (한국토지주택공사 토지주택연구원) ;
  • 오정익 (한국토지주택공사 토지주택연구원) ;
  • 윤정현 ((주)에코트로닉스)
  • Received : 2014.09.02
  • Accepted : 2014.10.16
  • Published : 2014.10.30


By analyzing seed germination indexes of cabbage and radish, this study aims to evaluate the toxicity of food waste compost, which is produced by fermentation-extinction technology with bio wood chips. In the experimental results, the seed germination index of food waste compost for cabbage and radish was shown in the range of a minimum 104 and maximum 170. It was satisfied with the over 70 criteria in the level of the Korea fertilizer process specification. Consequently, the food waste compost from fermentation-extinction reaction with bio wood chips was evaluated by the appropriate compost maturity for the plantation.


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