Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2017: $11,993.00
Projected End Date: 04/05/2019
Grant Recipient: University of Nebraska — Lincoln
Region: North Central
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Compost extracts, or compost teas, are liquid organic supplements typically made by steeping compost in water. Ben Samuelson received a SARE grant to study the effects of liquid composts on mulch and crop residue degradation as a graduate student at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
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This product is associated with the project "Assessing microbial communities of aqueous compost extracts and their effects on mulch and crop residue degradation"