Carbon Status of Indian Soils : An Overview

Bhattacharyya, T and Pal, D K and Chandran, P and Ray, S K and Mandal, C and Wani, S P and Sahrawat, K L (2011) Carbon Status of Indian Soils : An Overview. In: Soil Carbon Sequestration for Climate Change Mitigation and Food Security. Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad, India, pp. 11-30. ISBN 978-93-80883-08-3

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Restoration of soil health through soil organic carbon (SOC) management is a major concern for tropical soils. The accelerated decomposition of SOC due to agriculture, resulting in loss of carbon to the atmosphere and its contribution to the green house effect, is a serious global problem. The contribution of SOC to improving soil physical, chemical and biological properties and maintaining soils integrity for sustaining soil productivity is well known. Important factors controlling............

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Others > Soil Science
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2012 09:08
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2012 09:08
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