The responses of soil organic carbon mineralization and microbial communities to fresh and aged biochar soil amendments

  title={The responses of soil organic carbon mineralization and microbial communities to fresh and aged biochar soil amendments},
  author={Zhiwei Liu and Mengtao Zhu and Jiameng Wang and Xiuxia Liu and Wei Guo and Jufeng Zheng and Rongjun Bian and Genmei Wang and Xuhui Zhang and Kun Cheng and Xiaoyu Liu and Lianqing Li and Genxing Pan},
  journal={GCB Bioenergy},
  pages={1408 - 1420}
While biochar soil amendment has been widely proposed as a soil organic carbon (SOC) sequestration strategy to mitigate detrimental climate changes in global agriculture, the SOC sequestration was still not clearly understood for the different effects of fresh and aged biochar on SOC mineralization. In the present study of a two‐factorial experiment, topsoil samples from a rice paddy were laboratory‐incubated with and without fresh or aged biochar pyrolyzed of wheat residue and with and without… 

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