- Use of human urine fertilizer in cultivation of cabbage (Brassica oleracea)--impacts on chemical, microbial, and flavor qualitySurendra K Pradhan
Department of Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
J Agric Food Chem 55:8657-63. 2007..Our results show that human urine could be used as a fertilizer for cabbage and does not pose any significant hygienic threats or leave any distinctive flavor in food products...
- Stored human urine supplemented with wood ash as fertilizer in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) cultivation and its impacts on fruit yield and qualitySurendra K Pradhan
Department of Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
J Agric Food Chem 57:7612-7. 2009..The results suggest that urine with/without wood ash can be used as a substitute for mineral fertilizer to increase the yields of tomato without posing any microbial or chemical risks...
- Human urine and wood ash as plant nutrients for red beet (Beta vulgaris) cultivation: impacts on yield qualitySurendra K Pradhan
Department of Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, FI 70211 Kuopio, Finland
J Agric Food Chem 58:2034-9. 2010..In conclusion, this study revealed that urine with or without ash can increase the yield of red beet and furthermore the microbial quality and chemical quality were similar to the situation in mineral-fertilized products...