Definitions

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  • n. The keeping of worms, for example for commercial or horticultural reasons.

Etymologies

vermi- +‎ culture (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A man who specializes in vermiculture - he sells worm boxes and live worms - goes on the internet by the nickname of "The Worm Guy."

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  • Vermicomposting is sometimes known as vermiculture because the worms can be harvested from the mass and used in aquaculture.

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  • Mrs. Chadwick and my mother get into a discussion about something called vermiculture, which I am totally grossed out to find means raising worms.

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  • The Green Restaurant Association knows of no other restaurant in the continental U.S. doing onsite worm composting - known as vermiculture - and only one other in the country, The Kona Brewing Company, which has pubs in Hawaii.

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  • Here's a promising get-rich-quick scheme for gardeners: It's called vermiculture, or worm composting, and along with super-sizing crop yields, it cuts water bills, conditions soils and repels troublesome insects.

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  • The Green Restaurant Association knows of no other restaurant in the continental U.S. doing onsite worm composting _ known as vermiculture _ and only one other in the country, The Kona Brewing Company, which has pubs in Hawaii.

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  • WITH the high cost of commercial fertilizers for vegetables, the Agricultural Development Board (ADB) encouraged farmers in the region to engage in vermiculture which is used as fertilizer for vegetable production.

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  • Then imagine a school with a composting and vermiculture program that gave our students a chance to learn about turning urban waste streams into the world's most nutrient-rich soil, and then some hands on experience in science, math, biology, chemistry, and construction, creating raised bed gardens, even hoop houses, for their school edible playgrounds.

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  • Studies have shown that vermiculture is an effective method of treating pathogen-rich waste materials and domestic solid and liquid wastes.

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  • Learn the basics of Biointensive Gardening a technique that lets you grow more vegetables in less space than you ever thought possible! with a focus on companion planting and vermiculture.

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