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Abstract Background: Solid waste management is one of the biggest environmental challenges facing the world today due to the increasing population and urbanization, and use of earthworms has been receiving considerable attention in recent years for waste disposal and convert its into useful materials .The aim of the study was produced vermicompost from bagasse and kitchen waste. Methods: In this experimental was prepared the bagasse and kitchen waste treatment in three replication (a total of 9 units Laboratory). parameters such as pH , total carbon , total nitrogen , phosphorous and potassium was measured for 60 day. Results: In the end, pH did not change as compared to the initial level and trend. The results showed decreased in total carbon, total nitrogen , C/N and increased , phosphorous and potassium .the highest phosphorous and potassium content obtained 1:2 ratio. Conclusion: In the vermicomposting process, the best of mixture bagasse with kitchen waste was observed in 1:2 ratio and superior to other treatment.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/12/31 | Accepted: 2015/02/14 | Published: 2017/01/16