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Linda Chalker-Scott Literature on Coffee Grounds

Literature on Coffee Grounds

Compiled by Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Extension Urban Horticulturist, WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center

  • Adams, P.B., J.A. Lewis and G.C. Papavizas. 1968a. Survival of root-infecting fungi in soil. IX. Mechanism of control of Fusarium root rot of bean with spent coffee grounds. Phytopathology 58(12): 1603-1608.
  • Adams, P.B., G.C. Papavizas and J.A. Lewis. 1968b. Mechanism of control of Fusarium root rot of beans with spent coffee grounds. Phytopathology 58: 883.
  • Adediran, J.A., N. De Baets, P.N.S. Mnkeni, L. Kiekens, N.Y.O. Muyima and A. Thys. 2003. Organic waste materials for soil fertility improvement in the border region of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 20(4): 283-300.
  • Aponte, A. and A. Quiroz. 1999. Crops associated with coffee [Cultivos asociados al café]. Fondo Nacional de Investigaciones Agropecuarias Divulga 64: 27-30.
  • Asano, I., K. Hamaguchi, S. Fujii and H. Iino. 2003. In vitro digestibility and fermentation of mannooligosaccharides from coffee mannan. Food Science and Technology Research 9(1): 62-66.
  • Asano, I., Y. Nakamura, H. Hoshino, K. Aoki, S. Fujii, N. Imura and H. Iino. 2001. Use of mannooligosaccharides from coffee mannan by intestinal bacteria. Nippon Nogeikagaku Kaishi 75(11): 1077-1083.
  • Asano, I., M. Umemura, S. Fujii, H. Hoshino and H. Iino. 2004. Effects of mannooligosaccharides from coffee mannan on fecal microflora and defecation in healthy volunteers. Food Science and Technology Research 10(1): 93-97.
  • Barbera, C.E. 1965. Uses of coffee grounds [L’utilisation du marc de café]. The Cacao Cafe 9: 206-18.
  • Berry, D., J.P. Thicoipe, R. Nouaim and R. Chaussod. 2003. Organic amendments in vegetable crops. Influence on biological activity of soils [Les amendements organiques en cultures legumieres: influence sur l’activite biologique des sols. Le point apres six ans d’apports]. Infos Centre Technique Interprofessionnel des Fruits et Légumes 190: 50-53 .
  • Bollen W.B. and K.C. Lu. 1961. Microbial decomposition and nitrogen availability of reacted sawdust, bagasse, and coffee grounds. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry 9: 9-15.
  • Bouhot, D. 1981. Induction of biological suppression of Pythium in soil by addition of organic matter [Induction d’une resistance biologique aux Pythium dans les sols par l’apport d’une matiere organique]. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 13(4): 269-274.
  • Cesnik, R. 1974. Increase of seedlings of sugar cane pricked out in five different substrates. Brasil Acucareiro 84: 21-25.
  • de Castro, C.M., R. de L. Ribeiro and D.L. de Almeida. 2003. Characterization and evaluation of organic substrates for sugarbeet transplant production. Caracterizacao e avaliacao de substratos organicos para producao de mudas de beterraba. Agronomia 37(2): 19-24.
  • Derraik, J.G.B. and D. Slaney. 2005. Studies on the toxicity of used coffee grounds to the larvae of Ochlerotatus ( Finlaya ) notoscriptus Skuse (Diptera: Culicidae). Annals of Medical Entomology 14(1): 14-24.
  • Dinsdale, R.M., F.R. Hawkes, and D.L. Hawkes. 1996. The mesophilic and thermophilic anaerobic digestion of coffee waste containing coffee grounds. Water Research 30(2): 371-377.
  • Ebid, A., H. Ueno and A. Ghoneim. 2007. Nitrogen mineralization kinetics and nutrient availability in soil amended with composted tea leaves, coffee waste and kitchen garbage. International Journal of Soil Science 2(2): 96-106.
  • Ebid, A., H. Ueno, A. Ghoneim and N. Asagi. 2008. Nitrogen uptake by radish, spinach and “Chingensai” from composted tea leaves, coffee waste and kitchen garbage. Compost Science and Utilization 16(3): 152-158.
  • Eicker, A. and M. van Greuning. 1989. Economical alternatives for topogenous peat as casing material in the cultivation of Agaricus bisporus in South Africa. South African Journal of Plant and Soil 6(2): 129-135.
  • Escuadra, G.M.E. and Y. Amemiya. 2008. Suppression of Fusarium wilt of spinach with compost amendments. Journal of General Plant Pathology 74(4): 267-274.
  • Fan, L., A. Pandey, R. Mohan and C.R. Soccol. 2000. Use of various coffee industry residues for the cultivation of Pleurotus ostreatus in solid state fermentation. Acta Biotechnologica 20(1): 41-52.
  • Franco, F., P. Martin, M.C. Olivares and A. Zamora. 2000. Influence of growing medium on the production of sugar beet seedlings [Influencia del sustrato de cultivo en la produccion de planton de remolacha azucarera]. Investigacion Agraria, Produccion y Proteccion Vegetales 15(3): 227-235.
  • Fujiwara, S., M. Takemoto and H. Takeda. 1996. Study on unused resources for use as manure (Part 3). Composting method using tofu refuse (okara) and coffee refuse mixture. Bulletin of the Agricultural Research Institute of Kanagawa Prefecture 137: 43-50.
  • Hamanaka, Y., K. Toyota and K. Hayashi-Ikeda. 2004. Screening of fungal strains responsible for strong fungistasis against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. radicis-lycopersici in a coffee compost-amended soil. Japanese Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 76(6): 817-824.
  • Hayakawa, T., H. Yoshimura, K. Kobayashi and I. Igaue. 1989. A study of the utilization of wastes from the food industry for mycelial growth and fruit body formation in Pholiota nameko. Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Niigata University 41: 1-8.
  • Jouve, B., D. Berry, Y. Gautronneau, J. Roger-Estrade, P. Robin, G. Richard and J.P. Thicoipe. 2000. Physical fertility of market-garden soil. A study at Serail [Fertilite physique d’un soil maraicher. Une etude de la Serail]. Infos Paris 162: 36-41.
  • Kinuta, M. 1991. Cultivation of Lyophyllum decastes (Fr.:Fr.) Sing, pp. 611-613. In: M.J. Maher (Ed.), Mushroom Science XIII Volume 2: Proceedings of the 13th International Congress on the Science and Cultivation of Edible Fungi, 1-6 September, 1991, Dublin, Irish Republic. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  • Kitou, M. and S. Okuno. 1997. Mulching effect of coffee residue on the growth of soyabeans and on soil temperature and soil water potential: study on agricultural utilization of coffee residue (Part 1). Japanese Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 68(6): 690-697.
  • Kitou, M. and S. Okuno. 1999. Effect of mulching with coffee residue on the growth of soyabeans and growth of following crops fertilized with coffee residue: study on agricultural utilization of coffee residue (part 2). Japanese Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 70(5): 495-503.
  • Laranja, A.T., A.J. Manzatto and H.E. Melara de Campos Bicudo. 2003. Effects of caffeine and used coffee grounds on biological features of Aedes aegypti (Diptera, Culicidae) and their possible use in alternative control. Genetics and Molecular Biology 26(4): 419-429.
  • Larco, E. 2004. The preparation of leachates of compost and vermicompost [Preparacion de lixiviados de compost y lombricompost]. Manejo Integrado de Plagas y Agroecologia 73: 79-82.
  • Larre-Larrouy, M.C. and L. Thuries. 2006. Does the methoxyl group content of the humic acid-like fraction of composts provide a criterion to evaluate their maturity? Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38(9): 2976-2979.
  • Logendra, L.S. and H.W. Janes. 1999. Hydroponic tomato production: growing media requirements. Acta Horticulturae 481: 483-485.
  • Lu, K.C. and W.B. Bollen. 1958. Effect of Gibrel, a potassium salt of gibberellic acid, on microbial activities in soil. Plant and Soil 9: 318-324.
  • Mello, A.F. S., S. de A. Lourenco and L. Amorim. 2005. Alternative products in the in vitro inhibition of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum . Scientia Agricola 62(2): 179-183.
  • Mendoza, C. and R. Oyon. 2002. A comparative study of two covertures for ripe Llanero cheese [Estudio comparativo de dos coberturas para queso llanero madurado]. Revista de la Facultad de Agronomia, Universidad Central de Venezuela 28(1): 1-11.
  • Messaoud-Boureghda, M.Z. and K. Benrachedi. 2007. Valorisation of spent coffee grounds by conversion into activated carbon-dynamic behaviour during adsorption of textiles dyes, pp. 625-630. In: 21 st International Conference on Coffee Science, Montpellier, France, 11-15 September, 2006. Association Scientifique Internationale du Cafe (ASIC), Paris, France.
  • Morikawa, C.K. and M. Saigusa. 2008. Recycling coffee and tea wastes to increase plant available Fe in alkaline soils. Plant and Soil 304(1/2): 249-255.
  • Morselli, T.B.G.A., H.S. Fernandes, S.R. Martins, R.M.M. Guidotti and S.L.B. Rosa. 1999. Response of cabbage and cauliflower to application of vermicomposts in the liquid form [Resposta do repolho e couve-flor a aplicacao de vermicompostos na forma liquida]. Revista Cientifica Rural 4(2): 24-28.
  • Nagai, H., M. Matsusaki and M. Ogiso. 2002. Disease suppressing of Fusarium crown and root rots of tomato by antagonistic bacteria AP-1. Research Bulletin of the Aichi ken Agricultural Research Center 34: 105-110.
  • Nagaoka, T., K. Umezu, K. Kouno, S. Yoshida, Y. Ishiguro and T. Ando. 1996. Selective inhibitors of germination of legume seeds in activated sludge compost. Plant Growth Regulation 20(3): 295-302.
  • Namane, A., A. Mekarzia, K. Benrachedi, N. Belhaneche-Bensemra and A. Hellal. 2005. Determination of the adsorption capacity of activated carbon made from coffee grounds by chemical activation with ZnCl 2 and H 3 PO 4 . Journal of Hazardous Materials 119(1/3): 189-194.
  • Ouatmane, A, V. D’Orazio, M. Hafidi and N. Senesi. 2002. Chemical and physicochemical characterization of humic acid-like materials from composts. Compost Science and Utilization 10(1): 39-46.
  • Ouatmane, A., M.R. Provenzano, M. Hafidi and N. Senesi. 2000. Compost maturity assessment using calorimetry, spectroscopy and chemical analysis. Compost Science and Utilization 8(2): 124-134.
  • Pindel, Z. and Z. Koziara. 1994. Assessment of fertilizing value of coffee and tea dregs [Ocena wartosci nawozowych fusow z kawy i herbaty]. Zeszyty Naukowe Akademii Rolniczej im Hugona Koataja w Krakowie, Ogrodnictwo 21: 25-32.
  • Proebsting, E.L. 1952. Organic wastes for mulch. California Agriculture 6(7): 15.
  • Raghuramulu, Y. 2002. Composting of coffee wastes. Indian Coffee 66(12): 10-11.
  • Rao, P.U. 1996. Nutrient composition of used coffee grounds and their supplementary effects. Journal of Food Science and Technology Mysore 33(2): 138-141.
  • Ratnayake, W.M.N., R. Hollywood, E. O’Grady and B. Stavric. 1993. Lipid content and composition of coffee brews prepared by different methods. Food and Chemical Toxicology 31(4): 263-269.
  • Rodriguez, S.J. and C. Rivera-Lopez. 1975. Performance of silver leaf fern Pteris ensiformis ‘Victoriae’ and spider plant Chlorophytum comosum ‘Vittatum’ in various growing media. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 59(2): 125-128.
  • Rodriguez, S.J. and C. Rivera-Lopez. 1976. The performance of Pelargonium stockplants in different potting mixtures. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 60(2): 224-227.
  • Rodriguez, S.J., C. Rivera-Lopez and A. Santiago. 1973. Performance of Asparagus sprengeri and Dracaena sanderiana in different potting and rooting media. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 57(4): 314-319.
  • Rodriguez, S.J., C.J. Torres, R. Bosque-Lugo and N. Semidey-Laracuente. 1979. Performance of anthurium ( A. andreanum Lind.) in different bedding materials at two sites in Puerto Rico. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 63(3): 386-389.
  • Ros, M., M.T. Hernandez, C. Garcia, A. Bernal and J.A. Pascual. 2005. Biopesticide effect of green compost against fusarium wilt on melon plants. Journal of Applied Microbiology 98(4): 845-854.
  • Sato, K. and K. Nakamura. 2000. Estimation of nitrogen mineralization of animal manure-coffee residue compost and influences on paddy rice. Japanese Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 71(6): 826-833.
  • Soto, G. and C. Munoz. 2002. Theoretical and practical considerations on compost, and its use in organic agriculture [Consideraciones teoricas y practicas sobre el compost, y su empleo en la agricultura organic]. Manejo Integrado de Plagas y Agroecologia 65: 123-129.
  • Takemoto, M. and S. Fujiwara. 1996. Study on unused resources for use as manure (Part 2). Composting method of coffee reuse by use of an airtight composting plant. Bulletin of the Agricultural Research Institute of Kanagawa Prefecture 137: 35.
  • Tang, J.C., Y. Inoue, T. Yasuta, S. Yoshida and A. Katayama. 2003. Chemical and microbial properties of various compost products. Japanese Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 49(2): 273-280.
  • Tauk, S.M., V.O. Lucato and J.M. Derigi. 1982. Factors affecting composting of instant coffee residue with and without the utilization of inocula. Environmental Technology Letters 3(4): 173-178.
  • Thielke, C. 1989. Cultivation of edible fungi on coffee grounds, pp. 337-343. In: Mushroom Science Part II: Proceedings of the 12 th International Congress on the Science and Cultivation of Edible Fungi, September 1987, Braunschweig, Germany. International Society for Mushroom Science, Braunschweig, Germany.
  • Tokimoto, T., N. Kawasaki, T. Nakamura, J. Akutagawa and S. Tanada. 2005. Removal of lead ions in drinking water by coffee grounds as vegetable biomass. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 281(1): 56-61.
  • Urgert, R., A.G.M. Schulz and M.B. Katan. 1995. Effects of cafestol and kahweol from coffee grounds on serum lipids and serum liver enzymes in humans. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 61(1): 149-154.
  • Utomo, H.D. and K.A. Hunter. 2006. Adsorption of divalent copper, zinc, cadmium and lead ions from aqueous solution by waste tea and coffee adsorbents. Environmental Technology 27(1): 25-32.
  • Varnero, M.M.T., A.C. Rojas and R.R. Orellana. 2007. Phytotoxicity indices of organic residues during composting [Indices de fitotoxicidad en residuos organicos durante el compostaje]. Revista de la Ciencia del Suelo y Nutricion Vegetal 7(1): 28-37.
  • Wakasawa, H., K. Takahashi and K. Mochizuki. 1998a. Application and composting conditions of coffee grounds. 1. Application of coffee grounds in soil. Japanese Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 69(1): 1-6.
  • Wakasawa, H., K. Takahashi and K. Mochizuki. 1998b. Application and composting conditions of coffee grounds. 2. Composting conditions of coffee grounds mixed with bark. Japanese Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 69(1): 7-11.
  • Wong, Y.S. and X. Wang. 1991. Degradation of tannins in spent coffee grounds by Pleurotus sajor-caju. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 7(5): 573-574.
  • Yen, W.J., B.S. Wang, L.W. Chang and P.D. Duh. 2005. Antioxidant properties of roasted coffee residues. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 53(7): 2658-2663.