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Agricultural utilization of urban and industrial by-products: Key insights

219 pages
Arcler Education Inc
The rapid increase in global food production has led to a significant amount of food waste, posing multiple threats to the environment, animals, and human health. The treatment of agricultural and food waste costs billions of dollars annually. However, food waste also contains bioactive chemicals that can be extracted and used in various industries, adding value to agricultural and food production. Managing waste in an environmentally responsible manner can turn waste into resources, such as using waste materials as fertilizers in agriculture. By integrating by-product recovery and utilization, new technologies can contribute to a more sustainable food system and resource recovery. This book provides valuable information on integrating urban and industrial by-product recovery for increased resource utilization, making it useful for professionals in the agricultural production and processing industries.
Author Bio
Dr. Kailash Malode (1980) is presently serving as Assistant Professor, Department of Soil Science And Agriculture Chemistry, college of Agriculture, Parul University, Vadodara, Gujarat. He obtained his B. Sc.(Ag.) in 2006 from Marathwada Agriculture University, Parbhani. M. Sc. (Ag.)2009 in Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola and Ph. D. Soil Science And Agriculture Chemistry in 2014 from Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidhyapeeth, Parbhani. He started his career as Assistant professor in 2014. His field of specialization is soil fertility, soil carbon sequestration and organic carbon management. He has edited 06 books at international level, published 19 research papers in National and international journals of reputed. He has participated in many National, State Seminars and symposiums. He has written 02 practical manuals for the undergraduate course for the benefit of students, besides several radio talks and on farmers on a farmer training programme. Dr. Kailash has also written 26 popular articles in Shati Bharti, Shati pragati and other reputed magazines and 22 audio talks. He had the Best writer award in 2015 for Krishi dooth popular Magazines of Maharashtra, Young Scientists Award 2021 by Astha foundation and Birsa Agriculture University, Jharkhand. Dr. Kailash got the Best scientist award in soil science 2023 by Rajmata Vijayaraje Sindhya Krishi Vishva Vidhyalaya, Gwalior, and also best poster presentation of same.