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Soil Carbon Management

Economic, Environmental and Societal Benefits, 1st Edition

Edited by John M. Kimble, Charles W. Rice, Debbie Reed, Sian Mooney, Ronald F. Follett, Rattan Lal

CRC Press

280 pages

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Better Manage Soil C for Improved Soil Quality

In the United States, soil has fueled the availability of abundant, safe food, thus underpinning economic growth and development. In the future we need to be more vigilant in managing and renewing this precious resource by replacing the nutrients and life-sustaining matter that we remove for

Table of Contents

Soil Carbon Management: Economic, Environmental, and Societal Benefits. Economic and Societal Benefits of Soil Carbon Management: Policy Implications and Recommendations. On-Farm Benefits of Carbon Management: The Farmers' Perspectives. Private and Public Values from Soil Carbon Management. Economic and Societal Benefits of Soil Carbon Management: Cropland and Grazing Land Systems. Organic Farming Enhances Soil Carbon and Its Benefits. Benefits of Soil Organic Carbon to Physical, Chemical, and

Biological Properties of Soil. Soil Physical Properties and Erosion. Wetlands and Global Carbon. Wildlife Benefits. Soil Carbon and the Mitigation of the Risks of Flooding. Environmental and Ecological Benefits of Soil Carbon Management: Surface Water Quality. Urban Lands and Carbon Management. Prairies, Savannas, and Forests and Global Carbon Management-The Challenges. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCI020000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Ecology
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General