E coli

Charles Hoffman choffman at pelican.davlin.net
Tue Nov 12 19:41:22 EST 1996

Juan Calderon wrote:
> You wrote:
> >
> >bti at ix.netcom.com(Juan Calderon) wrote:
> >
> >>What is the best way to kill E-Coli without killing beneficial
> bacteria
> >>in organic waste slurries? (I like to keep actinomicetes, pseudomonas
> >>and fungi)
> >
> >Dear Juan,
> >
> >I am just wondering what is the purpose of your
> >experiment?
> Thank Umnarj
> I try to use manure slurries as fertilizer but there is a health
> concern about E Coli. The other bacteria (beneficial)  is very
> appreciated by farmers.
> Please respon to this group or jjca at netcom.com

	Why not kill off everything with irradiation and then add back in your
desired beneficials?  There is more than bacterium to be concerned with
in livestock manure:  parasites!

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