Advantages And Disadvantages Of Agricultural Wastes

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In Malaysia, the era of agricultural have been develop from years to years in order to get the sustainable, an eco-friendly revolution, expansion of food production and manufacturing sector. The one of the strategies in enhancing the value creation of the agricultural sector is increasing the productivity of plantation crops and integrating livestock. This phenomenon may create a lot of waste products to be produced but they can contribute into desired revenue. If they wise on changing these agriculture waste, economic development may be built which may agree with word “farming can make a big profit”.
Agricultural and food industry residues, refuse and wastes constitute a significant proportion of worldwide agricultural productivity (S. Ashworth and Azevedo, 2009). Agriculture wastes can be produced either from animal (livestock) waste or plant (crop) waste. These kinds of waste are naturally product which potential to be generated into use of other purposes. So, do you know what wastes can be benefit?
Types of agriculture wastes Residue
Livestock waste Animal excretion
Crops waste
Palm oil Leaf, bunch, frond
Coconut Fronds, husk, ground
Coffee Hull, husk, ground
Rice, wheat Hull, husk, straw, stalk
Sugarcane Bagasse
Cotton Stalks
Peanuts Shells
Corn Stalks, leaves
Table 1: Examples of residues from livestock and crops wastes
Based on the table above, many kinds of crops especially, are producing their residues from trimming activity until discarding the unwanted plants to

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