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1Reclamation of Municipal Refuse by Composting. 1953. University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Bull. No. 9, Series 37, Sanitary Engineering Research Project.
2Michel, F.C., D. Graeber, L.J. Forney, and C.A. Reddy. 1996. "The fate of lawn care pesticides during composting." Biocycle, 37(3) March, 64-66.
3Van Der Puy, D., Characteristics of Herbicides Used in Agronomic Crops. 1985. North Dakota Cooperative Extension Service Bulletin #W-871.
4Rodale, J.I. The Complete Guide to Composting. 1971. Rodale Books, Inc. Emmaus, PA, 9th printing.
5Biochemical and Microbiological Aspects of Composting. 1974. Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 754.
6Appelhof, M. 1997. Worms Eat My Garbage: How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System (2nd Edition). 176 pp.
7Schumacher, Nancy, M. DuBois, M. Martindale, C.E. Clapp and J.A.E. Molina. Composition of Yard Waste Composts Produced at Twin Cities Metropolitan Area Centralized Composting Sites. Research report submitted to the Legislative Commission for Minnesota Resources, 1987, Attachment D. The State Office Building, St. Paul, MN.
8Allen, P. and D. White. 1990. Lawn Clipping Management. University of Minnesota Extension . AG-FO-3915.
Composting Council of Canada:
Cornell University Compost Page:
especially "The Science and Engineering of Composting" section.
Louisiana State University:
Texas A & M: search: compost
University of Florida:
University of Minnesota: search: compost
US Composting Council:
CompostingCouncil.org/ search: Composting Q & A
Carl Rosen, Extension Soil Scientist, Department of Soil, Water, and Climate
Thomas R. Halbach, Extension Waste Management Specialist
Robert Mugaas, Extension Educator, Hennepin County, University of Minnesota Extension Service
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