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Descriptor English: Composting
Descriptor Spanish: Compostaje
Descriptor Portuguese: Compostagem
Descriptor French: Compostage
Entry term(s): Compost
Tree number(s): N06.850.780.200.800.800.700.500
N06.850.860.510.900.600.200
SP4.031.367
SP4.102.239
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000076282
Scope note: A process of waste disposal involving the conversion of green waste (i.e. leaves, organic matter, food waste, manure) into soil-enhancing matter.
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
Previous Indexing: Soil (1963-2017)
Public MeSH Note: 2018
History Note: 2018
Related: Composting Plants DeCS
Sludge Conditioning DeCS
Solid Waste Processing DeCS
Worm Composting DeCS
DeCS ID: 25071
Unique ID: D000076282
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/12
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Composting - Preferred
Concept UI M000633087
Scope note A process of waste disposal involving the conversion of green waste (i.e. leaves, organic matter, food waste, manure) into soil-enhancing matter.
Preferred term Composting
Compost - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0448252
Preferred term Compost



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