Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


An Imperative Amendment for Soil and the Environment

Edited by Vikas Abrol

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology


Peeyush Sharma

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

This book is intended to provide basic information and an overview of emerging researchable issues related to the use of biochar for mitigating climate change, water scarcity, soil degradation, and food security in a sustainable manner. We have aimed to compile information from diverse sources into a single volume and provide comprehensive information and analysis on biochar production technology and its implications in agriculture. This book represents basic and applied knowledge and acts as a vital tool for scientists, policymakers, and students working for global sustainability.

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BiocharAn Imperative Amendment for Soil and the EnvironmentEdited by Vikas Abrol

Published: October 9th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.74890

ISBN: 978-1-83881-988-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-83881-987-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-989-7

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

11971 Total Chapter Downloads

53 Crossref Citations

14 Web of Science Citations

97 Dimensions Citations


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1. Biochar: A Sustainable Approach for Improving Plant Growth and Soil Properties

By Jyoti Rawat, Jyoti Saxena and Pankaj Sanwal


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2. Biochar and Soil Physical Health

By Kayode S. Are


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3. Increasing the Amount of Biomass in Field Crops for Carbon Sequestration and Plant Biomass Enhancement Using Biochar

By Saowanee Wijitkosum and Thavivongse Sriburi


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4. Influence of Sewage Sludge Biochar on the Microbial Environment, Chinese Cabbage Growth, and Heavy Metals Availability of Soil

By Guangwei Yu, Shengyu Xie, Jianli Ma, Xiaofu Shang, Yin Wang, Cheng Yu, Futian You, Xiaoda Tang, Héctor U. Levatti, Lanjia Pan, Jie Li and Chunxing Li


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5. Application of Biochar to Enzyme Carrier for Stress Tolerance of Enzymes

By Hidetaka Noritomi


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6. Biochar Phosphorus Sorption-Desorption: Potential Phosphorus Eutrophication Mitigation Strategy

By Lucy W. Ngatia, Johnny M. Grace III, Daniel Moriasi, Alejandro Bolques, George K. Osei and Robert W. Taylor


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