Published on March 6, 2014
plants, soils & biochar Kathleen Draper Ithaka Institute for Carbon Intelligence
What do plants need to grow?
Why is good soil important?
What makes good soil?
Tilth= physical condition of soil Dirt = dead soil!
pH compost nutrients Biochar! How can you improve soil?
What is Charcoal? What is Biochar? Biochar & Charcoal are kind of like cousins!
What can you make it from? Anything that was once living, but mostly trees or plants!
How is Charcoal /Biochar like a Super Hero?
What Makes It So Special? PORES Rubber Tree Biochar Macadamia Shell Biochar
Any Questions? Let’s get planting!
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Swiss Terra Preta organic soil substrate with 30% biochar. The Swiss Terra Preta soil substrate protects your plants by the biological power of the soil ...
At 10% levels biochar reduced contaminant levels in plants by up to 80%, ... biochar–enhanced soils can indefinitely sustain agricultural ...
Perennial ryegrass plants grown in clay soil with (Right) and without (Left) biochar. ... soils, but biochar amendment to clay soils had a positive
BIOCHAR USE IN SOIL GUIDELINES & INSTRUCTIONS for Growers David Yarrow, May 2014 ... The fact biochar benefits soils and plants is verified by science
Biochar is defined as carbonised biomass obtained from sustainable sources and sequestered in soils to sustainably enhance their agricultural and ...
Application of Low-Temperature Produced Biochar on . ... the limited studies on the effects of various biochars and plants with California’s Alfisol soils.
And as the sewage was originally created from plants, ... shows that biochar may almost double plant growth in poor soils. "Research on biochar began back ...
Differences attributable ONLY to biochar. The summary paragraph includes: "In some cases 6 year old trees planted in structured soils with biochar were ...