Vermi compost is an organic fertilizer and manure rich in all essential plant nutrients. It is completely non-toxic and free from pathogens. Vermi compost improves soil structure, texture, aeration, water holding capacity and provides numerous beneficial bacteria. Vermicomposting or worm composting turns green waste, kitchen waste & other waste into a rich dark soil. Vermicompost production process includes feeding earthworms with organic waste materials and passes it through their digestive system and gives out in a granular form (cocoons) which is known as vermicompost.
Vermicompost processed properly by adopting right method contains major and minor nutrients, enzymes, vitamins and plant growth hormones. For quality vermicompost, presence of cocoons is also very much required. Most of all crops, including urban agriculture and core farming, can be grown using vermicompost including vegetables, plantations, field crops etc.