Biofuel intercropping effects on soil carbon and microbial activity.

  title={Biofuel intercropping effects on soil carbon and microbial activity.},
  author={Michael S. Strickland and Zakiya H. Leggett and Eric B. Sucre and Mark A. Bradford},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
  volume={25 1},
Biofuels will help meet rising demands for energy and, ideally, limit climate change associated with carbon losses from the biosphere to atmosphere. Biofuel management must therefore maximize energy production and maintain ecosystem carbon stocks. Increasingly, there is interest in intercropping biofuels with other crops, partly because biofuel production on arable land might reduce availability and increase the price of food. One intercropping approach involves growing biofuel grasses in… Expand
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