UK Biochar Research Centre
Charchive Standard Biochars

An assessment of the benefits and issues associated with the application of biochar to soil

Key Staff:
Dr. Saran P. Sohi, Dr. Ondřej Mašek, Jason Cook
Timescale:
April 2009 - April 2010
Funding:
Defra and DECC

This report was commissioned by the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to undertake a comprehensive review of the issues surrounding deployment of biochar in the UK.  This included a review of the functions and impacts of biochar in soil, biochar production, regulation and risks, application methods, Lifecycle Analysis, cost-evaluation, monitoring, verification, accounting and reporting, deployment scenarios in the UK context, expert perceptions and research needs.

Check the report at : http://randd.defra.gov.uk/Default.aspx?Menu=Menu&Module=More&Location=None&ProjectID=16168&FromSearch=Y&Publisher=1&SearchText=soil&SortString=ProjectCode&SortOrder=Asc&Paging=10#Description

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