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Biochar: A benefit to soil nitrogen cycling?

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The research has shown that biochar additions to soil can decrease the rate of nitrogen mineralisation, the size of the microbial biomass and also the amount of nitrogen leaching... The results of a field trial studied in this research has shown that early in the season, more nitrogen was available to the plant early in the growing season... A Western Australian study shows that applying biochar made from wheat chaff and eucalyptus wood may have some negative effects on sandy soils < Keep browsing..
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