Biochar improves N cycling during composting of olive mill wastes and sheep manure.

@article{LpezCano2016BiocharIN,
  title={Biochar improves N cycling during composting of olive mill wastes and sheep manure.},
  author={In{\'e}s L{\'o}pez-Cano and A. Martinez Roig and Mar{\'i}a Luz Cayuela and Jos{\'e} Antonio Alburquerque and Miguel Angel S{\'a}nchez-Monedero},
  journal={Waste management},
  year={2016},
  volume={49},
  pages={553-559}
}
The use of biochar has been revealed to have beneficial effects during the composting of manures and other N-rich materials by reducing N losses and enhancing the rate of the process. However, the impact of biochar has not been explored in other complex organic matrices with low N nitrogen that may hinder the composting process. The main novelty of this work was to study the impact of a small amount of biochar (4%) on the composting process of olive mill wastes, which are characterised by a… CONTINUE READING

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