Navigation Links
Alternative to burning: environmentally sound disposal for wood chips
Date:9/29/2008

peated amendment. The incorporation of pecan pruning wood into the soil appeared to improve soil tilth and aggregation while providing growers with an environmentally acceptable means of disposal.

The practice may be an environmentally sound solution, but there is a downside. Lindemann observed; "chipping and incorporation (of wood waste) is an alternative to burning, but the practice is expensive. Depending on the size and quantity of wood and the type of self-propelled chipper, the estimated cost for chipping and incorporation in New Mexico is $120-200 per acre, whereas dragging the pruned wood to the end of the field for burning costs $30-50 per acre."

A previous article published in HortScience addressed the nutritional aspects of burning wood chips. Concerns that incorporation of wood chips would tie up nutrients proved not to be the case. According to Lindemann, further research may help refine the practices outlined in the study. He summarized; "the influence of pecan wood chip incorporation must be viewed over several years and with repeated applications for a clear picture of the beneficial and detrimental effects of this disposal method."


'/>"/>

Contact: Michael W. Neff
mwneff@ashs.org
703-836-4606
American Society for Horticultural Science
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Alternative methods proposed to detect pesticides and antibiotics in water and natural food
2. Alternative food networks connect ethical producers and consumers and can lead to healthier eating
3. The race for biofuels driving alternative sources of biomass
4. Bear spray a viable alternative to guns for deterring bears, BYU study shows
5. Synthetic molecules may be less expensive alternative to therapeutic antibodies, researchers find
6. Government, Industry Leaders Come Together to Explore Technology Alternatives to Border Fence for Security, Surveillance
7. Alternatives to ozone-depleting pesticide studied
8. Protein fibrils as alternative plastics?
9. New text highlights role of microorganisms in alternative energy development
10. Iowa Corn Promotion Board, NJIT to license breakthrough, safe bio-plastic alternative
11. Researchers create safer alternative to heparin
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Alternative to burning: environmentally sound disposal for wood chips
(Date:8/26/2014)... the University of Liverpool has recommended investing in dog owner ... and problems such as obesity in both people and their ... 1990, the researchers found that access to dog-friendly walking environments ... people to get out and take more exercise with their ... don,t take their dogs for a walk. In the UK, ...
(Date:8/25/2014)... biofuels industry: "You can make anything from lignin ... pave the way to challenging that adage. The ... Laboratory (NREL) demonstrates a concept that provides opportunities ... variety of renewable fuels, chemicals, and materials for ... Through Integrated Biological Funneling and Chemical Catalysis " ...
(Date:8/25/2014)... of proteins that promotes virus entry into cells also ... and other viruses, University of Missouri researchers have found. ... insights into our understanding of not only HIV infection, ... Shan-Lu Liu, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the MU ... , The study was recently published in the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Education and dog-friendly neighbourhoods could tackle obesity 2New process helps overcome obstacles to produce renewable fuels and chemicals 2MU researchers discover protein's ability to inhibit HIV release 2MU researchers discover protein's ability to inhibit HIV release 3
... Researchers are still fascinated by the idea of the ... them into cells with the capacity to differentiate into ... are still striving to understand how it happens. ... (CNIO), headed by researcher Ralph P. Schneider, from the ...
... A new study finds that utilities aren,t rewarded for ... to make energy efficiency as attractive as renewables. ... Environmental Law , examines key differences between energy ... assistant professor at Oregon State University, outlines ways to ...
... a private company focused on the development of targeted ... has entered into a license agreement with the Spanish ... rights to develop and commercialise several novel kinase inhibitors ... CNIO,s considerable expertise in drug discovery and comprise a ...
Cached Biology News:CNIO researchers identify a new gene that is essential for nuclear reprogramming 2Study finds disincentives to energy efficiency can be fixed 2
(Date:8/27/2014)... August 27, 2014 Budding Biomedical ... University School participated in the Scientific ... Reserve University’s School of Medicine . ... an unparalleled professional experience in the sciences and ... Medicine faculty and students for both academic and ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... The 20 ambassadors representing the ALS Therapy Development ... following statement on Facebook today regarding the global Ice ... specifically for ALS research: , “Who would have thought ... raise all this awareness and funding toward ALS research! ... of the entire ALS community, would like to express ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... 26, 2014  ViveBio, LLC a leading provider ... and transportation, announced today that it has signed ... (LPS) of Knoxville, Tennessee ... the United States . ViveST is ... temperature dried biological specimen transport systems.  The technology ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Genedata, ... drug discovery and life science research, today announced ... will be held in Asia, Europe, and ... global pharmaceutical companies and leading research organizations will ... best practices, case studies, and upcoming challenges in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Students at Cleveland's University School Conduct Biomedical Research at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine 2ALS TDI’s Young Faces of ALS Ambassadors Thank You for Accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge to End ALS 2ALS TDI’s Young Faces of ALS Ambassadors Thank You for Accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge to End ALS 3ALS TDI’s Young Faces of ALS Ambassadors Thank You for Accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge to End ALS 4ViveBio and Laboratory Procurement Services Sign Agreement for Distribution of the ViveST Line of Products 2Thought Leaders to Explore Innovations in SPR & Combination Screening at Genedata Screener User Group Meetings 2Thought Leaders to Explore Innovations in SPR & Combination Screening at Genedata Screener User Group Meetings 3
... 21 CV Therapeutics,Inc. (Nasdaq: CVTX ) announced ... been accepted for presentation at the American,College of Cardiology ... Chicago, IL on March 29 - April 1, 2008., ... Activity in Isolated Rat Left Atrial,Appendage; Poster; Sunday, March ...
... Biopharmaceuticals,Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX ) will hold a conference ... to discuss the fourth quarter and year-end 2007,financial results ... Chief Executive Officer of the Company, will host the ... in a press release to be,issued prior to the ...
... PDL BioPharma Have Entered into an Agreement Under, Which Genmab ... ... Minnesota, USA, COPENHAGEN, Denmark and REDWOOD CITY, California, February ... PDLI ) announced today that they have entered into an ...
Cached Biology Technology:CV Therapeutics Announces Presentations at the American College of Cardiology 57th Annual Scientific Session 2CV Therapeutics Announces Presentations at the American College of Cardiology 57th Annual Scientific Session 3Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. to Hold Conference Call on Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Financial Results on Monday, February 25, at 8:30 A.M. EST 2Genmab and PDL BioPharma Sign Purchase Agreement for Antibody Manufacturing Facility 2Genmab and PDL BioPharma Sign Purchase Agreement for Antibody Manufacturing Facility 3Genmab and PDL BioPharma Sign Purchase Agreement for Antibody Manufacturing Facility 4Genmab and PDL BioPharma Sign Purchase Agreement for Antibody Manufacturing Facility 5