Is biochar ‘green’? (CSFD)

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Cornet A., Escadafal R., 2009. Is biochar ‘green’?

Cornet A., Escadafal R., 2009. Is biochar “green”? CSFD Viewpoint. Montpellier, France. 8 pp.
This document on biochar (literally “bio-charcoal”) is a literature review written by two CSFD members from a large number of documents. Biochar is a plant-derived carbon obtained through the pyrolysis of plant biomass. It allows long term carbon sequestration in the soil thanks to a carbon-negative process. The biochar soil amendment also improves soil properties…

Publié par

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.