Leidivan Almeida Frazão

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Brazil

Leidivan Almeida Frazão is Professor of Soil Science and coordinator of the Graduate Program in Plant Science (2017-2020) at Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, Institute of Agricultural Sciences. She received a BSc in Agronomic Engineering from the Federal University of São Carlos in 2004, and an MSc in Chemistry in Agriculture and Environment and a DSc in Soil and Plant Nutrition from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, in 2007 and 2012, respectively. She has published papers in international peer-reviewed journals about the management of soil organic matter compartments, soil carbon stocks and greenhouse gas emissions from different agricultural systems. Currently, her main focus of research is dynamics of soil organic matter under agrosilvopastoral and agroforestry systems in Brazil in collaboration with various national and international institutions.

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This book discusses different strategies that can be adopted by agriculture and industry to enhance CO2 sequestration and reduce the impacts of global warming and climate change. Written by researchers from different fields, chapters cover such topics as the management of agricultural systems with the implementation of agronomic practices that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase soil carbon stocks, the technology of adsorption on activated carbon from low-cost raw material, and the effective methods of carbon capture and storage, among others. This volume is a useful reference for the general public, undergraduate and graduate students, and researchers who aim to deepen their knowledge of those topics.

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