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

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Definition of vermiculture in English:


[mass noun]
The cultivation of earthworms, especially in order to use them to convert organic waste into fertilizer.
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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