Why is decomposition of compost an exothermic reaction?

Asked by Sweth | 22nd Apr, 2008, 04:05: PM

Expert Answer:

In aerobic decomposition of organic residues, intermediary compounds are produced. Exothermic energy is released during the oxidation of carbon to carbon dioxide ,thus making the reation exothermic.

Answered by  | 14th Jun, 2008, 03:30: AM

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