Definitions and Fundamentals of Biochar

Anushka Upamali Rajapaksha, Dinesh Mohan, Avanthi Deshani Igalavithana, Sang Soo Lee, Yong Sik Ok

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There is an increasing interest in understanding biochar as a whole, particularly its prospects and applications for environmental management. Biochar has been recently recognized as a multifunctional material related to carbon sequestration, contaminant immobilization, greenhouse gas reduction, soil fertilization, and water filtration (Ahmad et al. 2012; Awad et al. 2012; Bolan et al. 2012; Lehmann and Joseph 2009).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBiochar
Subtitle of host publicationProduction, Characterization, and Applications
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781482242300
ISBN (Print)9781482242294
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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