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  • Vermicomposting is a method of converting plants and animal waste into compost by using redworms
  • Vermicompost is a high quality manure (natural fertilizer).
  • Garbage containing Glass, metals and plastics cannot be converted into manure by the redworms as they cannot eat plastics.
  • Compost is a natural manure which does not harm the soil.


What are Redworms?

They are a type of earthworms which helps in converting plant and animal waste into high quality manure called Vermicompost.

These are also known as Farmer’s Friends.

Redworms do not have teeth, they have a structure called the gizzard which helps them in grinding their food.

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