TY - CHAP A1 - Tamanreet Kaur ED1 - Shaon Kumar Das Y1 - 2020-12-02 PY - 2020 T1 - Vermicomposting: An Effective Option for Recycling Organic Wastes N2 - Organic crop production is the science and art of growing field crops, fruits, vegetables, and flowers by adopting the essential principles of organic agriculture in soil building and conservation, pest management, and heirloom variety conservation. This book provides detailed insights into organic farming in agriculture, biological efficacy in the management of plant diseases, organic nutrient management, socio-economic dimensions of adoption of conservation practices, nonchemical weed control, plant growth promoting fungi for phytostimulation, nanotechnological approaches, and finally vermicomposting. The book primarily focuses on research and development based organic agriculture and horticulture production technologies, and has attempted to abridge information on organic crop production of the major food grain crops. The book also contains comprehensive information on the various related dimensions of organic crop production. BT - Organic Agriculture SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.91892 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.91892 SN - 978-1-78984-669-0 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-02-27 ER -