Srinagar (J&K), Oct 07 (ANI): In order to increase the quality of vegetables, Jammu and Kashmir government is working towards reviving the vermicompost culture in the Union Territory. As the vermicompost culture can be beneficial for the farmers, Sheri Kashmir University of Agriculture Scientists and Technology (SKUAST) is working towards creating awareness for the same. SKUAST employees are preparing large quantities of vermicompost under the supervision of scientists. University is using its experimental land to teach farmers the latest technique of vegetable cultivation. Vermicompost culture rules out the use of fertilizers and pesticides keeping the vegetable organic and healthy to consume. The culture is environment friendly and cost-effective. Vermicompost decreases use of pesticides, enhances quality of grains, restores microbial population and increases soil productivity.