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biochar
Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
A fine-grained porous charcoal produced from organic matter via pyrolysis (i.e. under low temperature and anoxic conditions), often used as a soil amendment to increase soil fertility and tilth and to sequester carbon.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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Persistent URI:
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Used For
biomass char
Broader Term
charcoal
Related Term
biobased products
biomass
carbon sequestration
hydrochars
soil amendments
terra preta
Spanish
biochar
Term Number
148682