Definition of vermiculture in English:


Line breaks: vermi|cul¦ture
Pronunciation: /ˈvəːmɪkʊlʃə


[mass noun]
  • The cultivation of earthworms, especially in order to use them to convert organic waste into fertilizer.
    More example sentences
    • Although vermiculture and vermicomposting offer potential new markets for farmers, they take time to develop and require a strong commitment, experts say.
    • The entire organic waste generated within the park will be composted through vermiculture and reused as manure.
    • This site provides lots of free how-to advice on vermiculture and links to many other gardening resources.

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