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Biochar for soil fertility and natural carbon sequestration

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2010/3117/

Explains what biochar is and how it is formed, its potential use in both fertilizer and carbon sequestration, and some of the research questions remaining to be addressed before we can utilize it fully in practical ways.

by Rostad, Colleen E. and Rutherford, David W.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3117
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Biochemistry, Carbon, Carbon cycling, Carbon sequestration, Natural resource management, Soil chemistry

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