Biochar pyrolyzed at two temperatures affects Escherichia coli transport through a sandy soil.

@article{Bolster2012BiocharPA,
  title={Biochar pyrolyzed at two temperatures affects Escherichia coli transport through a sandy soil.},
  author={Carl H. Bolster and Sergio Manacpo Abit},
  journal={Journal of environmental quality},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={
          124-33
        }
}
The incorporation of biochar into soils has been proposed as a means to sequester carbon from the atmosphere. An added environmental benefit is that biochar has also been shown to increase soil retention of nutrients, heavy metals, and pesticides. The goal of this study was to evaluate whether biochar amendments affect the transport of Escherichia coli through a water-saturated soil. We looked at the transport of three E. coli isolates through 10-cm columns packed with a fine sandy soil amended… 

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