Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 Potential Risk and Environmental Benefits of Waste Derived from

Animal Agriculture 1

Ajit K Sarmah

Chapter 2 Animal Waste and Hazardous Substances: Current Laws and

Legislative Issues 19

Claudia Copeland

Chapter 3 Reprocessing and Protein Enrichment of Agricultural Wastes by Thermophilic Aerobic Digestion (TAD) 29

J. Obeta Ugwuanyi

Chapter 4 Fly Ash Use in Agriculture: A Perspective 77

Wasim Aktar

Chapter 5 Pesticides: Use, Impact and Regulations for Management 93

Vandita Sinha, Vartika Rai and P.K.Tandon

Chapter 6 Carbonization of Rice Husk to Remove Offensive Odor from

Livestock Waste and Compost 109

Seiji Kumagai, Koichi Sasaki and and Yukio Enda

Chapter 7 Bio (Single Cell) Protein: Issues of Production, Toxins and

Commercialisation Status 129

Ravinder Rudravaram, Anuj Kumar Chandel,

Linga Venkateswar Rao, Yim Zhi Hui and Pogaku Ravindra

Chapter 8 Coffee Processing Solid Wastes: Current Uses and Future

Perspectives 155

Adriana S. Franca and Leandro S. Oliveira

Chapter 9 Vermi-Conversion of Industrial Sludge in Conjunction with Agricultural Farm Wastes: A Viable Option to Minimize Landfill Disposal? 191

Deepanjan Majumdar

Chapter 10 Agricultural Wastes as Building Materials: Properties, Performance and Applications

José A. Rabi, Sérgio F. Santos, Gustavo H. D. Tonoli and Holmer Savastano Jr.

Chapter 11 From Solid Biowastes to Liquid Biofuels

Leandro S. Oliveira and Adriana S. Franca

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