Biochar: Advances in Research and Applications

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Vishnu D. Rajput – Academy of Biology and Biotechnology, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Tatiana Minkina – Department of Soil Science and Land Resource Assessment, Academy of Biology and Biotechnology, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia

Series: Air, Water and Soil Pollution Science and Technology
BISAC: TEC003060; TEC010010; TEC003080
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/FJOQ4378

This book is a valuable addition to the scientific community. It explores insights in technological developments in biochar and emerging soil amendments to improve soil health and meet required food demands. This book thoroughly discusses technologies for efficient and effective biochar production, waste management, the mitigation of greenhouse gases, emerging contaminants, environmental concerns of biochar, soil health management and sustainable crop production.

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Biochar and Its Contribution to Bioeconomy and Sustainable Development
Héctor Heraldo Rojas-Jiménez¹,² and Ainhoa Rubio-Clemente³,⁴
¹Faculty of Finance, Government, and International Relations, University Externship of Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
²Research and Special Projects Center, University Externship of Colombia,, Bogotá, Colombia
³Environmental School, Faculty of Engineering, University of Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
⁴Alternative Energy Research Group (GEA), Faculty of Engineering, University of Antioiquia, Medellín, Colombia

Chapter 2.
Insights into the Multifunctional Features Provided by Biochar in Polymer Systems
Mattia Bartoli¹,² and Giulio Malucelli²,³
¹Center for Sustainable Future Technologies, Italian Institute of Technology, Torino, Italy
²National Interuniversity Consortium for the Science and Technology of Materials (INSTM), Firenze, Italy
³Polytechnic of Torino, Department of Applied Science and Technology, Alessandria, Italy

Chapter 3. Unveiling the Impact of Biochar Application on Soil Ecosystem: Prevalence, Drawbacks, and Mitigation Strategies
Sarieh Tarigholizadeh, Svetlana Sushkova, Vishnu D. Rajput, Tamara Dudnikova, Andrey Barbashev, Saglara Mandzhieva, and Tatiana Minkina
Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation

Chapter 4. Biochar for the Treatment of Water Polluted with Emerging Contaminants
Hillary Henao-Toro¹, Edwin Chica¹, and Ainhoa Rubio-Clemente¹,²
¹Alternative Energy Research Group (GEA), Faculty of Engineering, University of Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
²Environmental School, Faculty of Engineering, University of Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

Chapter 5. Soil Qualities and Crop Responses Are Influenced by Biochar: A Meta-Analysis Review
Rajan Bhatt¹, Vishnu D. Rajput², M.S. Chandra³, Debjyoti Majumder⁴, Ashok Kumar Garg⁵, and Krishan K. Verma⁶
¹PAU-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Amritsar, Punjab, India
²Academy of Biology and Biotechnology, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia
³Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut, India
⁴Malda Agricultural Science Center, Ratua, Uttarbanga Agricultural University, West Bengal, India
⁵PAU-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Mansa, Punjab, India
⁶Sugarcane Research Institute, Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences/Key Laboratory of Sugarcane Biotechnology and Genetic Improvement (Guangxi), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs/Guangxi Key Laboratory of Sugarcane Genetic Improvement, Nanning, Guangxi, China

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