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Agriculture Practices and Policies for Carbon Sequestration in Soil

Edited By: John M Kimble, Rattan Lal and Ronald F Follett

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #128330 | ISBN: 1566705819
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The potential to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and global climate change is one factor driving agricultural policy development of programs that might pay farmers for practices with a high potential to sequester carbon. With chapters by economists, policy makers, farmers, land managers, energy company representatives, and soil scientists, Agricultural Practices and Policies for Carbon Sequestration in Soil explores a broad range of topics. It examines topics such as the effects of soil tillage and mulch rate, soil monitoring and assessment, soil fertility management, policy options, and the economic issues associated with carbon sequestration. This volume caps a "series" of books from leading researchers on carbon sequestration in soils by integrating the science with the economic and policy issues surrounding it. It provides agricultural scientists, farmers, and policy makers with innovative and environmentally friendly practices for improved land management and crop production. Agricultural Practices and Policies for Carbon Sequestration in Soil helps to identify strategies that can lead to widespread adoption of management practices that will enhance productivity, the soil carbon pool, and the overall environment.


About the EditorsAcknowledgementsPrefaceForeward, D. Reed, White House Global Change OfficeHistorical PerspectivesIntroduction, J.M. Kimble, R. Lal, and R. FollettNational Trends in Adopting Conservation Practices as Best Management Practices, H. BloodworthWhy Carbon Sequestration in Soil? R. LalHistorical Perspective in Land Use Change and Soil Carbon Dynamics, F. MillerConservation Tillage and Residue ManagementEffects of Crop Rotations on Soil Organic Carbon in Semiarid Prairie - 10 Year Study, C.A. Campbell, R.P. Zentner, V.O. Biederbeck, and B.G. McConkeyMulch Rate and Tillage Effects on Carbon Sequestration and CO2 Flux from an Alfisol of Central Ohio, S.W. Duiker and R. LalEffects of Tillage on Inorganic C Distribution in Soils of the Northern Great Plains of the U.S., L.J. Cihacek and M.G. UlmerClimatic Influences on C Storage with no Tillage, A. Franzluebbers and J. SteinerLong-Term Effects of Moldboard Plowing on Tillage-Induced CO2 loss, D. ReicoskyTillage-Soil Organic Matter Relationship in Long-Term Experiments, E. MicheliEffect of Conservation Tillage on C Sequestration of C Duplex Soil of SE Australia, W. Slattery and A. SurapaneniMonitoring and AssessmentAnalysis and Reporting of C Sequestration and Greenhouse Gases for Conservation Districts in Iowa, J. BrennerEstimating Regional C Sequestration Potential of Agricultural Management Options Using GIS and Dynamic SOM Model, P. FalloonManagement Induced Changes Affecting Soil C Storage and Nutrient Cycling in Conventional and Organic/Low-Input Systems, W.R. HorwathLand Use Effects on Soil Carbon Pool in Two Major Land Resources Areas of Ohio, A. Lantz, R. Lal, and J. Kimble"CQESTER" - Predicting Carbon Sequestration in Agricultural Soils, R.W. Rickman, C.L. Douglas, and S.L. AlbrechtCase Study of Cost vs. Accuracy of Measuring Carbon Stock in Terrestrial Ecosystems, G. SmithSoil ManagementSoil Fertility Management with Zeolite Amendments. I. Zeolite Effect on the Carbon Sequestration. A Review, E. Filcheva and K. ChaklovEffect of Rotation on the Composition of Soil Organic Matter, E. Filcheva and T. MitovaEffect of Climate Change on Management Soil C: Northern Peat Soils, T. MooreApplication of Management Decision Aid for Sequestration of C and N in Soil, A. OlnessSoil C Turnover after 28 Years of Residue Managed Wheat and Sorghum Production, C. RiceSoil Structure and C SequestrationSoil Organic Carbon Pool in Forest and Pasture of a Reclaimed Mine-Land in Ohio, V. Akala and R. LalEfficiencies of Conversion of Residue C to Soil C, C.A. Campbell, B.G. McConkey, S. Gameda, C. Izaurralde, B.C. Liang, R.P. Zentner, and D. SabourinChanges of Organic Matter and Aggregate Stability of the Arable Waterlogged Soils, R. Dilkova, E. Filcheva, G. Kerchev, and M. KerchevaEconomics of C SequestrationDesigning Efficient Practices for Agricultural Soil Carbon Sequestration, J. Antle and S. MooneyMaking Soil C Sequestration an

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