Managing Soil Carbon

@article{Lal2004ManagingSC,
  title={Managing Soil Carbon},
  author={R. Lal and M. Griffin and J. Apt and L. Lave and M. Morgan},
  journal={Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={304},
  pages={393 - 393}
}
  • R. Lal, M. Griffin, +2 authors M. Morgan
  • Published 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • Science
  • Current farming practices deplete soil carbon, which degrades soil quality, reduces productivity, and results in the need for more fertilization, irrigation, and pesticides. No-till farming with residue mulching would reverse these effects by slowing soil erosion and pollution runoff, benefiting aquatic ecosystems, improving agronomic productivity, and achieving food security. The authors of this Policy Forum urge support for its wider use. Although there may be short-term yield reductions in… CONTINUE READING

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