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Vermi-compost refers to organic manure produced by __________.


1. Vermins
2. Earthworms 
3. Cowdung 
4. Agriculture Waste

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Earthworms 

The correct answer is Earthworms.

  • Vermi-compost refers to organic manure produced by earthworms.
  • Vermicompost is an organic manure (bio-fertilizer) produced as the vermicast by earthworm feeding on biological waste material; plant residues.
  • This compost is an odourless, clean, organic material containing adequate quantities of N, P, K, and several micronutrients essential for plant growth. 
  • There are two major methods of vermicomposting,
    • vermicomposting in bin and vermicomposting in vermicompost pile.
    • The bin method is prepared to use on a small scale such as home composting, in the kitchen or garage, and so on.

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