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Biochar Application

Essential Soil Microbial Ecology

Biochar Application - Orr, Caroline H.; Ralebitso-Senior, T. Komang - ISBN: 9780128034330
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Bindwijze: Boek, Gebonden (26-05-2016)
Genre: Milieutechniek en milieutechnische wetenschappen
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Beschrijving

Biochar Application: Essential Soil Microbial Ecology outlines the cutting-edge research on the interactions of complex microbial populations and their functional, structural, and compositional dynamics, as well as the microbial ecology of biochar application to soil, the use of different phyto-chemical analyses, possibilities for future research, and recommendations for climate change policy.

Biochar, or charcoal produced from plant matter and applied to soil, has become increasingly recognized as having the potential to address multiple contemporary concerns, such as agricultural productivity and contaminated ecosystem amelioration, primarily by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and improving soil functions.

Biochar Application is the first reference to offer a complete assessment of the various impacts of biochar on soil and ecosystems, and includes chapters analyzing all aspects of biochar technology and application to soil, from ecogenomic analyses and application ratios to nutrient cycling and next generation sequencing. Written by a team of international authors with interdisciplinary knowledge of biochar, this reference will provide a platform where collaborating teams can find a common resource to establish outcomes and identify future research needs throughout the world.



  • Includes multiple tables and figures per chapter to aid in analysis and understanding
  • Includes a comprehensive table of the methods used within the contents, ecosystems, contaminants, future research, and application opportunities explored in the book
  • Includes knowledge gaps and directions of future research to stimulate further discussion in the field and in climate change policy
  • Outlines the latest research on the interactions of complex microbial populations and their functional, structural, and compositional dynamics
  • Offers an assessment of the impacts of biochar on soil and ecosystems

Details

Titel: Biochar Application
auteur: Orr, Caroline H.; Ralebitso-Senior, T. Komang
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 344
Uitgever: Elsevier Science
Plaats van publicatie: 04
Publicatiedatum: 2016-05-26
NUR: Milieutechniek en milieutechnische wetenschappen
Afmetingen: 229 x 152
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780128034330
Intern nummer: 32934321

Biografie (woord)

Caroline H. Orr is Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences and Biotechnology at Teesside University, UK. She received the Avecia Prize for Biotechnology while studying at Northumbria University, where she received her PhD in Molecular Biology. She held postdoctoral positions at Northumbria and Newcastle Universities. Alongside teaching Caroline is active in research and collaborates with Northumbria and Newcastle University as well as local industrial partners. Caroline has published in peer reviewed journals of international quality and is a member of the Society for General Microbiology.

Extra informatie

This definitive resource outlines the latest research on the interactions of complex microbial populations and their functional, structural, and compositional dynamics and assesses the impacts of biochar on soil and ecosystems, including implications for climate change policy

Quote

"...helps to fill a gap in discussions regarding biochar utilization by expressly considering the soil biota and ecology...an excellent compendium of recent research into the effects of biochar additiononsoil microbial ecology...of interest to microbial ecologists and soil scientists as well as other researchers studying biochar utilization and the impact of biochar application on the soil ecosystem." --Quarterly Review of Biology

Inhoudsopgave

1. Introduction

2. The Impacts of Specific Biochar Feedstock and Production Conditions Application on Model or In Situ Microbial Communities

3. Lipid/Fatty Acid-Based Analysis of Biochar-Affected Ecosystems

4. Profiling of Culturable Biochar-Enriched Microbial Communities

5. TRFLP-/ARISA-Based Analysis of Biochar-Augmented Ecosystems

6. Next-Generation Sequencing to Elucidate Biochar-Affected Microbial Community Dynamics

7. Metagenomics Potential for Examining BiocharImpacts on Soil Abiotic and Biotic Processes

8. Elucidating the Impacts of Biochar Applications on Nutrient Cycling Microbial Communities

9. Microbial Ecology of the Trifolium Repens Rhizosphere Due to Biochar Augmentation

10. Potential Application of Biochar for Bioremediation of Contaminated Systems

11. Interactions of Biochar and Biological Degradation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Contaminated Soil

12. A Critical Analysis of Meso- and Macrofauna Effects Following Biochar Supplementation

13. Conclusion

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