Scientists examine potential of soil carbon

Arbuckle, Kellie
December 2011
Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker;2011, Issue 575, p10
The article discusses the Soil Carbon Research Program being led by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia since 2009 which focuses on the benefits of soil carbon in cropping and pasture, both from a plant productivity and carbon trading perspective. It notes the program's aim to determine the type and amount of carbon in various soils. It also highlights the potential of soil carbon to benefit farmers and grapegrowers.


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