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Measuring or estimating soil carbon

Posted by Peter Donovan 13 years ago

How do you measure or estimate soil carbon?

Liquid, mycorrhizal carbon not often recognized

Posted by Peter Donovan 13 years ago

Christine Jones published an article in the Australian Farm Journal that may help to explain why the assumption is widespread among agricultural scientists that soil carbon cannot be increased quickly. The Roth C model, for example, ignores the role of mycorrhizal soluble carbon, focusing entirely on biomass input for humification: