Many complexities of the carbon sequestration process remain poorly understood, despite years of research and the significant impact of this process on global climate.
Tiny creatures in soil that attack plants have shown the ability to survive for at least three years stored in dry conditions in a recent AgResearch study, giving new insights into the biosecurity threats posed by passenger ...
Research by an EPFL PhD student has found a way to boost Madagascar's corn crop yields up to five times while decreasing deforestation at the same time.
Engineers have developed prototype technology that uses controlled burning to partially reveal landmines buried in peat soil.
Researchers at the University of York working on a 700-year old abandoned agricultural site in Tanzania have shown that soil erosion benefited farming practices for some 500 years.
A scientist of the Soil Science Department of the Lomonosov Moscow State University and her colleagues have designed a simple technique for quantitatively characterizing soil colour with the help of a low-cost office scanner. ...
When it comes to advancing nutrient management planning for croplands across the United States, it is important to evaluate phosphorus indices to ensure accurate phosphorus loss risk assessment.
Scientists compare soil microbes in no-till, conventional tilling systems of Pacific Northwest farms
In recent decades, growers have increasingly been adopting no-till farming to reduce soil erosion and decrease fuel, labor, and inputs.
It's not every day United States history mixes with microbes in the soil. But when the turf on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. was replaced, it offered scientists the opportunity to study changes in the soil underneath.
Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have warned of the economic consequences for Cambodia if nothing is done to halt illegal deforestation of one of the nation's most important forests - the Veun Sai-Siem ...