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Which of the following methods cannot be used for gas exchange in the heap?

(a) Releasing the rotting material

(b) Forced aeration

(c) Maintaining the oxygen demand

(d) Tightening the rooting material

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This intriguing question originated from Aerobic Treatment of Solid Wastes topic in section Biotechnology for Solid Waste Management of Environmental Biotechnology

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Correct answer is (d) Tightening the rooting material

For explanation: Tightening the rooting material would lead to more rotting and strong emission of odor, whereas, releasing the rotting material, forced aeration, maintaining the oxygen demand leads to better gas exchange in the heap.

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