Formulation and quality testing of kitchen and temple waste for the production of microbial growth media

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Gundlapally Jyothsna


Organic material, byproducts produced as a part of remnants in the kitchen and temple, form a huge bulk of useful resources which can be the raw material for the production of several biodegradable nutrition sources.These materials can be used as Biofuel, Fertilizer, manual, compost etc after respective modifications as needed. This method of bio modification and production of useful substances from the waste would not only save the economy but also plays a vital role in cleaning the environment from these waste depositions. The designed work aims to collect the organic remnants from Temple and kitchen and use it for the production of nutrient media required in the culturing of microbes. The actual principle involved in the work is the synchrony in nutritional quality of these wastes and the nutritional requirement for the microbial culture. Further it is necessary to retain the composition with resect to the type of material used in media making irrespective of their exact quantities. Being a Biologically undefined medium it cannot be expected to contain the components in accurate quantities but it becomes vital concept to maintain the quality and type of contents included in the media. Some of the components used include vegetable and fruit wastes, dry flower and leaf material etc.  The kitchen waste medium, produced can be used for the growth of fungi and Bacteria while the temple waste media can be used for the cultivation of common bacteria which will be highly economical as compared to costly standard and commercial microbiological media.

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Jyothsna, G. . (2022). Formulation and quality testing of kitchen and temple waste for the production of microbial growth media. Helix - The Scientific Explorer | Peer Reviewed Bimonthly International Journal, 12(3), 1-8. Retrieved from