BIOHUMUS (WORM COMPOST)
PRODUCTION IN ISRAEL
1.1 According to
the current information the production of biohumus may be considered as a
business-niche in Israel.
1.2 It’s known that
there is a big acreage of meager and salt soils (Dead Sea area and deserts) in Israel.
Vermitechnology creates the fertile layer of the soil and thus provides the
agriculture development and park (forest) acreage increasing.
2. VERMITECNOLOGY BASIS
2.2. Biomaterial – available and cheap (manure,
straw, waste, scrap, sawdust)
2.3. Requirements to biomaterial:
T= +18 –20o C
Humidity –70-80 %
2.4. Worms – Red California worm, Argentine or
2.5.Output – 1 worm produces 0.5 g of humus per day (50 %
of its own weight)
2.6. Breeding: 1 kg of the worms gives 1500 kg each year.
2.7. Service – 2 workers and a manager.
kibbutzim and moshavs produce composts. Worms
using there is not evident.
Ministry, KKL, Dead Sea area, municipal parks.
5.INCOME-EXPENDURE ANALYSIS (see
Economic Indicators (Click image to view enlarged)
Ph.D., CEO of "Israriga LTD”.