• Jagannath Naik
  • Tanmayee Mahanaik
  • Mahima Pradhan
  • Akash Kumar Das
  • Khushi Symon
  • Meniswini Rout
  • Somali Das



Vermicompost, Earthworm, Soil, Waste, Management, Biofertilizer


Vermicomposting is a sustainable waste management technique that utilizes earthworms to convert organic waste into nutrient-rich vermicompost. This process yields a high-quality biofertilizer with diverse microbial communities, enhancing soil health and crop productivity. Through the interaction of earthworms and microorganisms, organic matter is broken down into a finely degraded substance resembling peat. Vermicompost is enriched with essential plant nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, making it an eco-friendly alternative to chemical fertilizers. Research has shown that vermicomposting improves soil structure, moisture retention, and nutrient availability, leading to better crop yields and overall soil health.  Additionally, vermicomposting reduces environmental pollution and promotes sustainable agriculture by minimizing reliance on chemical in puts. It offers numerous benefits, including social, economic, and environmental advantages, making it a valuable practice for waste management and agricultural sustainability

Author Biographies

Jagannath Naik

Students of Biotechnology in NIIS Institute of Information Science & Management

Tanmayee Mahanaik

Students of Biotechnology in NIIS Institute of Information Science & Management

Mahima Pradhan

Students of Biotechnology in NIIS Institute of Information Science & Management

Akash Kumar Das

Students of Biotechnology in NIIS Institute of Information Science & Management

Khushi Symon

Students of Biotechnology in NIIS Institute of Information Science & Management

Meniswini Rout

Students of Biotechnology in NIIS Institute of Information Science & Management

Somali Das

Faculty in Biotechnology, NIIS Institute of Information Science &Management


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