Carbon Status of Indian Soils : An Overview uri icon

abstract

  • Restoration of soil health through soil organic carbon(SOC) management is a major concern for tropicalsoils. The accelerated decomposition of SOC due toagriculture, resulting in loss of carbon to theatmosphere and its contribution to the green houseeffect, is a serious global problem. The contributionof SOC to improving soil physical, chemical andbiological properties and maintaining soils integrityfor sustaining soil productivity is well known.Important factors controlling

publication date

  • 2011