Ethanol production could jeopardize soil productivity
...are removed. From a crop management perspective, proper nitrogen fertility combined with no-till would further reduce the possibility of net losses in soc
Research is ongoing at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to examine different types of crops for not only their grain and end-use quality ...
Will large amounts of soil carbon be released if grasslands are converted to energy crops?
...es. The use of no-till was observed to conserve both previously sequestered soc
while also enhancing sequestration of soc
by the bioenergy crops."
Coauthors Gary Varvel and Ken Vogel indicate th...
Managing carbon loss
... environmental benefit, both in terms of greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation, and from the established improved soil properties associated with increasing soc
levels such as increased water retention.
"For every gallon of gasoline burned, the equivalent of 19 lbs of CO 2 is released to the atmosphere w...
A model to measure soil health in the era of bioenergy
...il, and climatic data to predict long-term SOM and soc
changes to evaluate the effect of an array of mana...ices, including crop residue removal, on long-term soc
levels by using this new model. CQESTR, pronounced...te the long-term effects of management practice on soc
dynamics. These management systems included crop r...
Soil's carbon storage capacity investigated
... elimination of fallow, and establishment of grass. In each case, C sequestration occurred in response to higher C input to soil; however, increase in soc
was confined to labile fractions such as the light fraction and larger soil aggregates.
In southeastern Alberta, a long-te...
Finding the real potential of no-till farming for sequestering carbon
...ively assessed. Most of the previous studies about soc
accrual in NT soils have primarily focused on the ...ole soil profile. The lack of adequate data on the soc
profile is a hindrance to conclusively ascertain the effects of NT farming on soc
sequestration and off-setting CO2 emissions.
Pixelplus Unveils Its PM1002 as A Practical Biometric Solution for Iris, Facial and Fingerprint Recognition
solutions and expects that the highly customized soc
chip will allow the
PM1002 to become a practical b...ormance and low power
consumption exhibited in the soc
"The Company's PM1002 soc
chip, combined with our image signal