Thesis biochar effects on soil microbial communities and resistance of enzymes to stress submitted by khalid elzobair department of soil and crop sciences in partial fulfillment of requirements for the degree of master of science colorado state university fort collins, colorado fall 2013. This thesis is therefore focused on assessing the influence that process conditions and feedstock selection have on biochar properties related to carbon stabilisation, improving soil fertility (functional properties) as well as the distribution of energy amongst the pyrolysis co-products to achieve this, a systematic set of biochar. Biochar as a strategy for sustainable land management, poverty reduction and climate change mitigation/adaptation thermolysis of lignin for value-added products miguel rodríguez tejerina thesis dissertation ecn-o--10-024 august 2010. Biochar in soil: effect on physical, chemical and hydrological properties in differently textured soils student name: ann-kathrin teβin student number: 201403337 master´s degree programme agro environmental management ects of the thesis: 45 submission date: 2016, august 9th main supervisor: professor lis. A review of wastewater treatment options and the properties of biochar (charcoal made from biomass with the intention of carbon sequestration in soil) indicated the potential application of biochar for removal of ammonium-n (nh4 +-n) and various organic and inorganic pollutants from wastewaters this thesis investigates.
To the graduate council: i am submitting herewith a thesis written by charles warren edmunds entitled the effects of biochar amendment to soil on bioenergy crop yield and biomass composition i have examined the final electronic copy of this thesis for form and content and recommend that it be accepted in partial. The effects of nitrogen-enriched biochar on maize (zea mays) productivity and soil organic carbon by matthew dil a thesis presented to the university of waterloo in fulfillment of the thesis requirement for the degree of master of environmental studies in environment and resource studies waterloo, ontario, canada. Effects of biochar recycling on switchgrass growth and soil and water quality in bioenergy production systems a thesis by derek howard husmoen submitted to the office of graduate studies of texas a&m university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of.
Thesis dissertation miguel rodríguez t 2001357 biochar as a strategy for sustainable land management poverty reduction and climate change mitigation/adaptation °°° msc environment and resource management 468017 - research project (18 ects) faculteit der aard- en. Impacts of biochar application in combination with organic fertilizer, such as compost, are not fully understood we tested the effects of biochar amendment, compost addition, and their combination on lettuce plants grown in a soil poor in thesis of its agronomic impact beyond carbon sequestration,.
Master's thesis in environmental science enveuro – european master in environmental science examensarbeten, institutionen för mark och miljö, slu uppsala 2016 2016:04 effects of different biochar application rates on soil fertility and soil water retention in on-farm experiments on smallholder farms in kenya. This thesis presents biochar state of the art and investigations into the environmental benefits and potential impacts of biochar application to soil specifically, the opportunity biochar has to increase concentrations of potentially toxic elements (pte) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (pahs) in soil was investigated and.