RESEARCH REGARDING THE POSSIBILITY OF USE THE WINE YEAST AS FERTILIZER
Published in Scientific Papers. Series A. Agronomy, Vol. LVII
Written by Andrei SIURIS, Tudor BOUNEGRU, Vasile PLAMADEALA
It was studied the possibility of use as fertilizer the wine yeast, a wine industry waste which results from the settlement of wine after fermentation. Its amount ranges from 12 to 15% of the wine. It has a very heterogeneous composition contains a number of precipitated substances such as tartrates, proteins, polyphenols, polysaccharides, pectin, fats, minerals. The complex and valuable composition of wine yeast show that its utilization is useful both economically and socially, as an indispensable mean to reduce pollutant load of wine cellars and distilleries.