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dc.contributor.author Horn, Lydia
dc.contributor.author Ueitele, Isabella S.
dc.contributor.author Nghifewa, Mathew
dc.date.accessioned 2021-12-14T09:35:58Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-14T09:35:58Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11070/3081
dc.description.abstract Disposal of waste generated after the harvesting of mushrooms is one of the major problems in mushroom cultivation industries. There is an urgent need for a technology that produces high-value products from the spent mushroom substrate. This need came as a result of a huge amount of spent mushroom substrate produced by the edible mushroom industry which is on an increase in many countries around the world. If not well maintained, spent mushroom substrate could cause major environmental problems which are already felt in many mushroom-producing countries. Most problems reported are associated lack of knowledge for treatment and disposal of the spent mushroom substrate. Available information has revealed that many potential agricultural and industrial uses of the spent mushroom substrate include fertilizer manufacturing, animal feed, compost for soil enrichment, treatment for coal mine drainage, bioremediation, enzyme extraction, and novel bio-sorbent. This review aims at outlining some important techniques used in making use of the biological and agricultural waste emanating from mushroom growing activities around the world. The review aims at availing some possible initiatives on reducing environmental waste through zero disposal of mushroom production waste while at the same time utilizing low-value materials to produce value-added products and generate income. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Juniper Publishers en_US
dc.subject Disposal of waste en_US
dc.subject Mushrooms en_US
dc.subject Organic materials en_US
dc.subject Lignocellulosic en_US
dc.subject Environmental pollution en_US
dc.subject Agaricus bisporus en_US
dc.title Exploring various promising green strategy for recycling spend mushroom substrate through desktop research analysis en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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