Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/20219
Title: Quantifying the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Benefits of Utilising Straw Biochar and Enriched Biochar
Contributor(s): Mohammadi, Ali (author); Cowie, Annette  (author); Anh Mai, Thi Lan (author); Anaya de la Rosa, Ruy (author); Brandao, Miguel (author); Kristiansen, Paul  (author)orcid ; Joseph, Stephen  (author)
Publication Date: 2016
Open Access: Yes
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.10.069Open Access Link
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/20219
Abstract: This study investigated the carbon footprint of two different biochar production systems for application to paddy fields. The impacts of using rice straw-derived biochar in raw form (System A) were compared with those arising from using rice straw biochar enriched with lime, clay, ash and manure (System B). The GHG abatement of the management of one Mg of rice straw in Systems A and B was estimated at 0.27 and 0.61 Mg CO₂-eq, respectively, in spring season, and 0.30 and 1.22 Mg CO₂-eq in summer. The difference is mainly due to greater reduction of soil CH₄ emissions by enriched biochar.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Energy Procedia, v.97, p. 254-261
Publisher: Elsevier BV
Place of Publication: The Netherlands
ISSN: 1876-6102
Field of Research (FOR): 070108 Sustainable Agricultural Development
050301 Carbon Sequestration Science
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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