Impact of biochar on earthworm populations : A review

  title={Impact of biochar on earthworm populations : A review},
  author={Sharon Lachnicht Weyers and Kurt A. Spokas},
Despite the overwhelming importance of earthworm activity in the soil system, there are a limited number of studies that have examined the impact resulting from biochar addition to soil. Biochar is part of the black carbon continuum of chemo-thermal converted biomass. This review summarizes existing data pertaining to earthworms where biochar and other black carbon substances, including slash-and-burn charcoals and wood ash, have been applied. After analyzing existing studies on black carbon… CONTINUE READING


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