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Soil and air temperature and biomass after residue treatment

W. B. Fowler

Soil and air temperature and biomass after residue treatment

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forst Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in [Portland, Or.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest management -- Oregon,
  • Watershed management -- Oregon,
  • Cutover lands -- Oregon

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW.B. Fowler and J.D. Helvey
    SeriesResearch note PNW -- 383
    ContributionsHelvey, J. D, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13564832M

    One composite soil sample from each replication was collected in from two soil depths (0–, – m) from each treatment after harvesting the last crop in the crop cycle. The samples were air-dried, ground and passed through a mm sieve, stored at room temperature and analysed for oxidisable organic carbon using the wet Cited by:   Biomass resources viz. forestry residues, energy crops, manufacturing food waste, coconut shell, bagasse from sugarcane processes food processing residue all have been used for energy s gasification, the complete conversion of biomass to a gaseous fuel by heating it with a gasification medium such as air, oxygen or steam is.


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Soil and air temperature and biomass after residue treatment by W. B. Fowler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Soil and air temperature and biomass after residue treatment. [Portland, Or.?]: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forst Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, []. Plant residues provide the major source of SOM, and their biodegradation is critical to ecosystem productivity.

Because plants Soil and air temperature and biomass after residue treatment book contain up to 60% cellulose (Kögel-Knabner, ), the decomposition of cellulose is a key activity of soil bacteria and is vital to the energy flow through soils and the cycling of N, P, and S, where immobilization generally accompanies cellulose decomposition.

Temporal variations of (a) CO 2 emission rates from soils, (b) water content and (c) soil temperature at a depth of 10 cm at the fifth year of different tillage and residue management. [Show full abstract] (%), MBC (%) and MBN (%) over the tillage treatment. Crop residue return also increased microbial biomass and accumulation of C and N in soil over the residue.

Before Soil and air temperature and biomass after residue treatment book can start the solid biomass feed into a fluidized bed boiler, the bed temperature must be raised to –°C so that the biomass ignites properly.

After biomass feeding starts, the bed temperature can be rapidly increased. Initial bed heating is done using light oil. Soil carbon and Soil and air temperature and biomass after residue treatment book fractions measurements.

The SOC concentration in the greenhouse and field soils were determined with a high induction furnace C and N analyzer as above after pretreating the soil with 5% H 2 SO 3 to remove inorganic C. The STN concentration was determined by using the analyzer without pretreating the soil with the by: 7.

However, reducing tillage has many other benefits that should be considered, including but not limited to, reduced soil erosion from residue cover, moisture retention throughout the growing season, Soil and air temperature and biomass after residue treatment book soil aggregation to help with water and air movement into the soils, and habitat for soil biology to build aggregation and improve nutrient.

The straw and stubble were collected from three 1 m 2 areas in each plot immediately after the grain harvest. The root biomass was collected Author: Xinxin Ye, Yin Ye, Rushan Chai, Junli Li, Chao Ma, Hongying Li, Qizhong Xiong, Hongjian Gao.

Abstract. The objectives of this study were: (1) to evaluate the effect of air-drying or air-drying and rewetting on microbial biomass carbon (MBC), extracted organic carbon (EOC), basal soil respiration (BSR), the evolution of the respiration process (ERP) and β-glucosidase and β-galactosidase activities in ten native soils with minimal anthropogenic disturbance in Catalonia (NE Spain); and Cited by: 2.

In fact, baling was the only treatment that caused soil loss in spring of ( kg m −2) under an average % residue cover and in spring ( kg m −2) under an average % residue cover. Soil loss simulated under the residue cover associated with the baled plots was much lower than soil loss without residue by:   Introduction.

This Brief Report includes a single-finding that is reported with descriptions of an unexpected observation. Soil degradation is a major constraint of food security (Gomiero, ; Lal, ), and soil erosion represents one of the crucial intervention points for reversing soil degradation (Karlen & Rice, ).The Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) (Wischmeier & Smith, Author: Masato Oda, Burhanuddin Rasyid, Hide Omae.

Nitrogen (N) is a major limiting factor for sustainable and profitable crop production. However, excessive N application through fertilizers and manures can degrade soil and environmental quality by increasing soil acidification, N leaching, and emissions of ammonia (NH 3) and nitrogen oxide (NO, N 2 O, and NO 2) gases, out of which N 2 O is considered a highly potent greenhouse gas that Author: Upendra M.

Sainju, Rajan Ghimire, Gautam P. Pradhan. A laboratory study was conducted to test the effects of biochars made from different feedstocks on soil quality indicators of arid soils.

Biochars were produced from four locally-available agricultural residues: pecan shells, pecan orchard prunings, cotton gin trash, and yard waste, using a lab-scale pyrolyzer operated at °C under a nitrogen Soil and air temperature and biomass after residue treatment book and slow pyrolysis by: 6.

Biochar is charcoal used as a soil amendment for both carbon sequestration and soil health benefits. Biochar is a stable solid, rich in carbon, and can endure in soil for thousands of years. Like most charcoal, biochar is made from biomass via r is under investigation as a viable approach for carbon sequestration, as it has the potential to help mitigate global warming and.

Biomass is plant or animal material used for energy production (electricity or heat), or in various industrial processes as raw substance for a range of products.

It can be purposely grown energy crops (e.g. miscanthus, switchgrass), wood or forest residues, waste from food crops (wheat straw, bagasse), horticulture (yard waste), food processing (corn cobs), animal farming (manure, rich in. Figure e (±SE) aboveground cover crop biomass residue N content (kg N ha −1), %N, and C:N ratio harvested from the soil surface from May to September in the organic cover crop treatments (A–C), the organic N-fertilizer treatments (D–F), and the conventional N-fertilizer treatments (G–I).Asterisks indicate points in time where significant effects between treatments were Cited by: Soil labile C and N fractions can change rapidly in response to management practices compared to non-labile fractions.

High variability in soil properties in the field, however, results in nonresponse to management practices on these parameters.

We evaluated the effects of residue placement (surface application [or simulated no-tillage] and incorporation into the soil [or simulated Cited by: 7.

Industrial production of a wide range of value‐added products heavily relies on fossil resources. Lignocellulosic biomass materials are receiving increased attention as a renewable, economical, and abundant alternative to fossil resources for the production of various value‐added products.

Biomass feedstocks utilized for these productions include energy crops, agricultural biomass residues Author: Sibel Irmak.

Nitrogen inputs, TOC (total organic C), and TN (total N) The actual annual N inputs from the crop residue biomasses are summarized in Table annual N input from the residue biomass (including stubble and roots) into the soil was kg N ha −1 y −1 for NT.

The annual N inputs in the straw retention treatments, which included stubble, straw, and roots, were kg N ha −1 y −1 Author: Xinxin Ye, Yin Ye, Rushan Chai, Junli Li, Chao Ma, Hongying Li, Qizhong Xiong, Hongjian Gao.

2 days ago  The global energy system needs new, environmentally friendly, alternative fuels. Biomass is a good source of energy with global potential.

Forestry biomass (especially wood, bark, or trees fruit) can be used in the energy process. However, the direct use of raw biomass in the combustion process (heating or electricity generation) is not recommended due to its unstable and low energetic properties.

The soil analysis result further revealed that the soil had low available Pat both planting and at harvesting. However, the results found an increase in available P as a result of amending the soil with soybean biomass that had treated with Bradyrhizobium and P compared with the conventional intercropping.

In this case, the soil available P Author: Tesfaye Fituma, Anteneh Argaw. INTRODUCTION. Currently, increase in food production is the one of the primary objective of all countries as world population is expected to grow to nearly billion by developing countries the population growth rate is 3% year – for food increases 1 by % year –r, food production is increasing by only % year – food production needs to increase by.

Physical and hydraulic properties of aridisols as affected by nutrient and crop-residue management in a cotton-wheat system with a mean monthly maximum air temperature of 43°C and minimum of 6 respectively.

Increasing biomass input to the soil through residue incorporation and enhanced crop growth have been reported to improve soil. Moreover, soil samples in the depth of 15, 45, 75, and cm were taken after harvesting the second batch of tomato (tomato 2) to research the change of nitrate with soil by: 8.

Anthropogenic activities can lead to environmental degradation through alteration of soil physical, chemical and biological properties. Ellis et al. estimated that about 95% of earth's ice-free land was in wildlands and seminatural anthromes (anthropogenic biomes) in By55% of ice-free land had been transformed into rangelands, croplands, villages and densely populated anthromes Cited by: Soil temperature, soil moisture, soil pH and M.

vimineum biomass were included as covariates, to account for any plot‐level or environmental differences which may affect SOC formation or loss. Per cent clay was included as a covariate in the model run for MASOC, as clay content can correlate with MASOC formation (e.g. Schimel et al., ).Cited by:   The use of the biochar co-product of pyrolysis and gasification of biomass as a soil amendment is a potential option for improving soil fertility as well as storing more carbon in soil.

Biochar recycles most of the nutrients harvested with the biomass and increases soil organic carbon levels, nutrient and water holding capacity, and is a liming.

Soil is a mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life. Earth's body of soil, called the pedosphere, has four important functions. as a medium for plant growth; as a means of water storage, supply and purification; as a modifier of Earth's atmosphere; as a habitat for organisms; All of these functions, in their turn, modify the soil and its.

Soil bulk density was determined in duplicate from each field plot using intact soil cores after oven drying ([degrees]C, 48 h). Soil pH and EC were determined on 10g air-dried (50[degrees]C) soil in 50 mL of double deionised (DI) water, which was shaken for 1 h and left to stand overnight.

Soil organic matter. After entering the twenty-first century, biochar has become a focal point of multidisciplinary research because of its special characteristics, broad application, and promising development prospects.

Basic and applied research on the application of biochar in the areas of agriculture, environment, and energy have increased dramatically in the face of food security, environmental pollution, and Cited by:   Experimental Study of Cotton Stalk Pellet Renewable Energy Potential from Agricultural Residue Woody Biomass as an Alternate Fuel for fossil fuels to Internal Combustion Engines - written by Nerusu.

Pothu Raju, Dr. Raju published on /10/05 download Author: Nerusu. Pothu Raju, M. Raju. Earthworms prefer a near neutral soil pH, moist soil conditions, and plenty ofplant residue on the soil surface.

They are sensitive to certain pesticides and someincorporated fertilizers. Carbamate insecticides including Furadan, Sevin, and Temik,are harmful to earthworms, notes worm biologist Clive Edwards of Ohio State University (4).

Dryland plant biomass and soil carbon and nitrogen fractions on transient land as influenced by tillage and crop rotation. Soil and Tillage Research Sainju, U.M., A.

Lenssen, T. Caesar-Tonthat, and J. Waddell. Tillage and Crop Rotation Effects on Dryland Soil and Residue Carbon and Nitrogen. Soil Sci Soc Am J But I think I can get VERY close. Last fall we did a lasagna bed treatment on the raised beds. This year we will incorporate the remaining lasagna residues into the top inches bed soil using just hand cultivators.

After than I will declare them officially no-till:) We are going to adopt a mixture of living mulch, green manure mulch and. Subobjective 2e. Improved manure treatment and handling systems, and management strategies for minimizing emissions.

Subobjective 2f. Assess the impact of manure treatment and handling systems on agricultural ecosystem services for soil, water, and air. Concern is growing about the future of forestry productivity due to intensive nutrient removal, as a result of different harvesting operations.

This study aimed to determine the effects on forest productivity when using different slash-retention scenarios with the recommended amounts of mineral fertiliser in Usutu forest. Usutu is a plantation forest that grows mostly softwood where the Author: Lindani Z.

Mavimbela, Jacob W. Crous, Andrew R. Morris, Paxie W. Chirwa. After all irrigation events have been entered for a treatment, a "-1" is entered in each field to signal the end of data for the treatment.

Data for the second treatment and subsequent treatments are stacked below that of the first treatment, and data for all treatments are thus contained in this file. This paper investigated the mass and energy balance of the gasification of sugarcane bagasse using computer simulation. The key parameters and gasifier operating conditions were investigated in order to establish their impact on gas volume and conversion efficiency of the gasification process.

The heating value of sugarcane bagasse was measured and found to be &#x;MJ/kg which was used Cited by: American Society of Agronomy Crop Science Society of America Soil Science Society of America Certified Crop Advisers Log In My Account Due to COVID, our staff is working remotely.

Book: A feasibility study to use coal tar contaminated soil in asphalt cement mixture production. Ngwira A, Pdf S, De Neve S () Soil carbon dynamics as influenced by tillage and crop residue management in loamy sand and sandy loam soils under smallholder farmers' conditions in Malawi.

Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosyst doi: /s Biomass of legumes in general was much better correlated with soil temperature than with air temperature. In this trial, soil temperature was measured on site, whereas air temperature was measured some distance away from the soil.

Also, soil temperature reflects conditions experienced by plant roots, which could be significant.Gas ebook By the end of every ebook the reading (Kg) of the digital scales was used and by divided it on the treatment area (feddan) the gas consumption can determined (Kg/feddan).

Isolation from soil: Soil suspension ofuntil dilutions with water are mixed in Petri dishes with a known quantity of PDA supplemented with 50 ppm of streptomycin sulphate and 33 ppm of.