Animal waste composting with carbonaceous material
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Published by Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Cincinnati, Ohio, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Animal waste -- United States.,
  • Compost.

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Statementby W. S. Galler ... [et al.].
SeriesEnvironmental protection technology series ; EPA-600/2-78-154, Research reporting series -- EPA-600/2-78-154.
ContributionsGaller, W. S., Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17818531M

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